Primary election debates on Channel 2

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ATLANTA - Channel 2 Action News, WSB-TV launches its Election 2014 coverage on May 17 and 18 with three debates.  Voters will hear from Georgia’s Democratic and Republican Candidates for U.S. Senate, and the Republican Candidates for Governor.

Candidates vying to make it past the Primary round of voting will tackle questions about Georgia’s important issues.  They will address where they stand on taxes, education, healthcare, traffic, medical marijuana and more. 

Justin Farmer, anchor for Channel 2 Action News at 5, 6, and 11 p.m., will moderate all the debates.  He will be assisted by a panel of local journalists, armed with questions for the candidates: Channel 2 Action News’ Lori Geary, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution’s Jim Galloway and Greg Bluestein, and News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB’s Condace Pressley.

“This is an important part of our ongoing commitment to the community,” said Mike Dreaden, News Director of Channel 2 Action News.  “Getting the candidates together helps viewers stay fully informed before they head into the voting booths.”

For updates on the Primary elections, check out WSBTV.COM, follow @WSBTV on Twitter, and “like” WSB-TV on Facebook.  Join the social media conversation with: #Vote2014


WHAT:                   Democratic Candidates for U.S. Senate Debate

WHEN: Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 12:30 - 1p.m.

WHERE: Channel 2/WSB-TV and live-streaming on WSBTV.COM

WHO: Moderator: Channel 2’s Justin Farmer

Invited Candidates: Michelle Nunn, Steen Miles, Dr. Branko Radulovacki, and Todd Robinson

 


WHAT:                   Republican Candidates for U.S. Senate Debate

WHEN: Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 11 a.m. - Noon

WHERE: Channel 2/WSB-TV and live-streaming on WSBTV.COM        

WHO: Moderator: Channel 2’s Justin Farmer

Invited Candidates: U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, Art Gardner, U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, Derrick Grayson, Karen Handel

 


WHAT:                   Republican Candidates for Georgia Governor Debate

WHEN: Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 12:30 - 1p.m.

WHERE: Channel 2/WSB-TV and live-streaming on WSBTV.COM

WHO:  Moderator: Channel 2’s Justin Farmer

Invited Candidates: John Barge, Gov. Nathan Deal, and David Pennington

 


About Channel 2 WSB-TV The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta’s number one local television station. The station also operates its website, wsbtv.com, its mobile site, m.wsbtv.com, plus News, Weather and Traffic Apps, and airs MeTV on its digital sub-channel 2.2. WSB-TV also provides news, weather and traffic on Twitter @WSBTV and on WSB-TV’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wsbtv

 

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