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One debate set between Gillum and DeSantis in race for governor

It's going to be in Broward County.
The 2018 Florida governor's race is set. Two outsiders bucked their respective political establishments and will now face each over in November: Democrat Andrew Gillum (left) will face Republican Ron DeSantis (right). [COLIN HACKLEY / TAILYR IRVINE | Times]
Published Sep. 17, 2018
Updated Sep. 17, 2018

The general election race is in full swing and there is finally one debate set between Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum, with likely more to come.

The two men have both accepted lists of debates across the state, but so far the only one that that overlaps is one in Davie hosted by Leadership Florida and the Florida Press Association.

The Davie debate will take place on October 24, and will be will be broadcast live statewide according to Leadership Florida's website.

DeSantis announced his debate choices Monday in a tweet.

The other debates he's accepted, with CBS in Miami, Telemundo in Orlando and Fox News, have not yet been agreed to by Gillum, who accepted a different station's invitation in Miami (Univision 23).

According to the DeSantis campaign, the CNN invitation DeSantis accepted is for a debate, which is different from the CNN "Town Hall" event in Tampa that Gillum has said he will do.

The debates between the two candidates promise to be electric, as the two have vastly differing ideologies and both displayed strong debate performances during the primary.

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