Truman To Host 9th Congressional Debate Oct. 28 in Baldwin Auditorium

Baldwin Auditorium will be the site of a general election debate between 9th Congressional District candidates Judy Baker and Blaine Luetkemeyer on Oct. 28.

Baker, a Democrat, and Luetkemeyer, a Republican, are vying for Kenny Hulshof’s congressional seat. Hulshof is running for governor against Jay Nixon. In July, Baker and Luetkemeyer participated in University-sponsored debates during the primary season.

Bob Priddy, from Missouri Net, will serve as the moderator for the debate.  KTVO will be taping the debate and airing it at 1 p.m. Nov. 1. It will also be aired on KRCG in Jefferson City/Columbia, Mo., at 12 p.m. Nov. 1, and on KHQA in Hannibal, Mo., at 11 a.m. Nov. 1.

Constituents with questions or topics they would like to see addressed during the debate can e-mail them to until Oct. 26.

The  event is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. and close at 6:45 p.m. The event will start at 7 p.m. Seating will be done on a first-come-first-served basis. For more information contact Jay Self, assistant professor of communication, at 785.6044.

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