Iowa PBS to host Iowa Press Debates: 2nd Congressional District
Due to unforeseen circumstances regarding candidate availability, the debate for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District race has been canceled. Iowa Press Debates: 2nd Congressional District was scheduled to take place Tuesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston. There are no plans to reschedule the debate at this time. Read the full release here.
Live statewide broadcast and livestream Tuesday, October 18, 7 p.m
Iowa PBS will hold an Iowa Press debate for the second district U.S. Congressional race on Tuesday, October 18 at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston. The hour-long debate will begin at 7 p.m. The program will air live on statewide Iowa PBS and be streamed on iowapbs.org, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook.
Candidates U.S. Representative Ashley Hinson (R - Marion) and State Senator Liz Mathis (D - Hiawatha) will answer questions from reporters and discuss their platforms, concerns and future plans. Kay Henderson, host of Iowa Press, will moderate the debate with a panel of Iowa political journalists asking the candidates questions. There will be no studio audience during the debate.
Spanish language interpretation will be available for Iowa Press Debates: 2nd Congressional District via SAP. Episodes with Spanish audio will be available on demand on iowapbs.org and YouTube. Funding for interpretation services is provided by Wells Fargo.
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