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Debate Night in Minnesota on Sunday, October 23

Oct 21, 2022 09:22AM ● By Content Editor
Image: Debate Night in Minnesota - WDIO News

By WDIO News Staff - WDIO News - October 20, 2022


Editor's note: To see recaps of the MN Secretary of State, MN Attorney General, and MN Governor debates that happened on October 23, 2022, visit Boreal's Cook County Voter Roundup Guide. 

This Sunday, October 23rd, WDIO will present “Debate Night in Minnesota.” The three-hour debate will feature candidates running for Minnesota Secretary of State, Minnesota Attorney General and Minnesota Governor. The event will be broadcast live from Saint Paul College in St. Paul. WDIO will broadcast the event beginning at 6:00 p.m. as well as stream on WDIO.com and on our YouTube channel.

The first hour will be the Attorney General’s debate between Democratic Incumbent Keith Ellison and Republican challenger Jim Schultz, followed by the Secretary of State’s debate between Democratic Incumbent Steve Simon and Republican challenger Kim Crockett. Gov. Tim Walz has not indicated he will be participating, so there will be a 30 minute conversation with Republican Gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen.

KSTP-TV anchors Leah McLean, Paul Folger, and Lindsey Brown will moderate each hour of the program. Questions will be asked by Chief Political Reporter Tom Hauser of KSTP-TV, Anchor-Reporter Laura Lee of KAAL-TV, and Peter Callaghan, State Government reporter for the website MinnPost.

There is no live audience for this event.


To read this original story and more news, follow this link to the WDIO News website.

Related: Cook County voter information round-up: keep informed with the most up-to-date resources