WOOD-TV Will Host First GOP Debate on May 9

Republicans running for Michigan governor will participate in two televised debates before the August primary election.

The May 9  debate will air at 7:00 p.m. on  WOOD-TV (Grand Rapids), WLNS-TV (Lansing), WJMN-TV (Marquette), WJRT-TV (Flint) and WFQX-TV (Cadillac). WDIV-TV (Detroit) will live stream the event on ClickOnDetroit.com.

All four viable candidates will participate: Attorney General Bill Schuette, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, state Sen. Patrick Colbeck and Dr. Jim Hines.

WOOD-TV has announced also that it is currently in negotiations to host a Democratic gubernatorial debate.

WDIV-TV (Detroit) will host the second debate on June 28.

The Detroit Regional Chamber is planning a joint debate for candidates from both parties to be held at the group’s annual policy conference on Mackinac Island in late May.

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