Democratic debate for governor to be carried live in San Antonio
AUSTIN — The debate between Democratic gubernatorial candidates Lupe Valdez and Andrew White will be televised live on the Spectrum cable channel in San Antonio.
A livestream also will be made available by KXAN.com, according to organizers.
The two contenders are battling in the May 22 runoff for their party’s nomination to face Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in November. Early voting starts Monday.
Valdez, who was born and grew up in San Antonio, was the first woman and first Latina elected Dallas County sheriff.
White, a Houston businessman, is the son of the late Democratic former Gov. Mark White.
The one-hour debate begins at 7 p.m. and will take place at St. James Episcopal Church in Austin. Dallas Morning News political reporter Gromer Jeffers is the moderator.
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