Details on the Debates
Organizers of two statewide TV debates for governor and U.S. Senate have announced the names of the panelists. Both debates will be at 8 p.m. on successive nights (Oct. 23-24) on Florida's PBS stations from the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center at the campus of Nova Southeastern University in Davie.
The debate between U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Rep. Katherine Harris will be moderated by Linda O'Bryon of the PBS "Nightly Business Report." Panelists will be Anthony Man of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel; Paige St. John of Gannett News Service's state capital bureau; and Cory Reiss of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and New York Times Regional Newspapers.
Ray Suarez of PBS' "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" will be the sole questioner for the debate for governor between Charlie Crist and Jim Davis on Tuesday, Oct. 24.