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Candidates for MN governor debate at Hamline, televised “live” on FOX 9 TV

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Minnesota’s oldest university is hosting a debate that will determine Minnesota’s new governor. Hamline students will have the chance to hear in person from the candidates for governor of Minnesota on Saturday, October 9. Mark Dayton (DFL), Tom Emmer (R), and Tom Horner (IP) will square off in a debate that will air live on FOX 9 TV from 6-7p.m.

Candidates will give their views on a wide range of vital issues facing the state. Questions will be posed by FOX 9 anchor and debate moderator Jeff Passolt; a pre-selected media panel from the Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, and FOX 9; and by some Hamline students. Members of the Hamline community and a small number of invited guests from each of the campaigns will comprise the audience.

You can watch the "live" televised debate from 6-7p.m. on Saturday, October 9 on FOX 9 TV or via a video stream on Fox 9’s website.