Bay News 9 announces public forums for GOP attorney general and Democratic U.S. Senate races next week
The debates will be organized with corporate sister channel Central Florida News 13 in Orlando, featuring Bay News 9 anchor Al Ruechel and News 13 anchor Scott Harris as hosts. Both newschannels are owned by Bright House Networks.
This first falls on Sunday, Aug. 1, featuring Republican candidates for Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Jeff Kottkamp and Holly Benson. The second airs Monday, Aug. 2 with Democratic candidates for Senate, Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene. Both air at 8 p.m.
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Click below to see Bay News 9's press release:
Bay News 9 and our sister station in Orlando, News 13, will host candidates running for Senate and Florida Attorney General.
These important political match ups will be broadcast in two Florida Decides specials in August.
Republican candidates for Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Jeff Kottkamp and Holly Benson will debate Sunday, August 1st at 8pm.
Leading Democratic candidates for Senate, Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene, will go head-to-head Monday, August 2nd at 8pm.
Both one hour shows will be hosted by Bay News 9’s Al Ruechel and Orlando’s News 13, Scott Harris and will feature live web polls and reaction from viewers via our web center.