Romney, Wilson to face off in debate hosted by Utah Debate Commission, Leavitt Center

US Senate candidates Mitt Romney and Jenny Wilson will face off in a debate at the America First Event Center on the campus of Southern Utah University on Tuesday, Oct. 9, Cedar City, Utah | Photos courtesy of Southern Utah University, St. George News / Cedar City News

CEDAR CITY — Southern Utah University’s Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service Leavitt Center and the Utah Debate Commission will host the Utah Senate debate Tuesday between Republican candidate Mitt Romney and Democratic candidate Jenny Wilson.

The debate starts at 6 p.m. in the America First Event Center on the campus of SUU. Tickets previously reserved via the Utah Debate Commission website can be picked up at the event one hour prior to the start.

According to the Debate Commission website, because of high demand, tickets are no longer available but the Senate debate will air live on channels 5 (KSL), 2 (KUTV), 4 (Good4Utah), 13 (Fox13) and 7 (KUED). KSL Newsradio (102.7FM) and Utah Public Radio stations will also carry it live. Media partners will carry live streams on their webpages, and the Utah Debate Commission will stream it via Facebook Live.

The public can submit questions for the debate here.

About the Leavitt Center

According to a press release for the debate, the Leavitt Center is an interdisciplinary hub for leadership opportunities, experiential learning, citizenship education, humanitarian service and public policy research. This nonpartisan center works to disseminate political information and spark debate about the ever-changing work of politics and issues that have an impact on the people of Utah and the nation.

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4 Comments

  • Not_So_Much October 4, 2018 at 8:02 am

    One ‘debate’ huh Mitt? How about one WITH Tim Aadlers ? You know, the guy who wants to get us back to the US Constitution and who wants to represent the people of Utah and not big banks when he gets to DC.

    • AnnieMated October 4, 2018 at 12:42 pm

      What is it with you righties and going ‘back to the Constitution’? Exactly what edition of the Constitution are you talking about? There are many as amendments have been applied (and removed) over the years.

      • tazzman October 4, 2018 at 2:24 pm

        The 2018 edition. It’s pretty simple. It’s the left that are having tantrums over things in the Constitution, such as the Electoral College.

        If you don’t like it then amend it.

      • Happy Commenter October 4, 2018 at 2:38 pm

        You should read it sometime, if you are capable. Because your comments clearly show that you don’t have a clue what’s in it!

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