Posted 1:51 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2020
UWL among area orgs, media planning area race debates
The five state and national political races on the ballot in the La Crosse area Nov. 3 will be featured in upcoming virtual debates.
UW-La Crosse Political Science and Public Administration Assistant Professor Anthony Chergosky will moderate all the debates. Questions will be asked from a panel of reporters representing various news organizations.
The five debates include:
Jill Billings Dem. (Inc) / Jerome Gundersen Rep.
Monday, Oct. 12
Steve Doyle Dem. (Inc) / Leroy Brown Ind. / Kevin Hoyer Rep.
Wednesday, Oct. 14
Loren Oldenburg Rep. (Inc) / Josefine Jaynes Dem.
Friday, Oct. 16
Dan Kapanke Rep. / Brad Pfaff Dem.
Tuesday, Oct. 20
Third Congressional District
Ron Kind Dem. (Inc) v. Derrick Van Orden Rep.
Wednesday, Oct. 28
WKBT plans to livestream all the debates on its webpage, https://www.news8000.com/. All debates will be available on demand on https://www.news8000.com/on the politics page. WKBT will record the 32nd Senate debate and the 3rd Congressional debates for playback on air. Dates and airing times be determined.
WXOW will have all the debates available on demand at: https://wxow.com.
Sponsors of the debates include:
La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce
La Crosse Tribune
League of Women Voters of the La Crosse Area
Academic Staff Council
Political Science/Public Administration Department
Wisconsin Public Radio
WIZM – Midwest Family