Debate Night in Minnesota
ABC 6 News presented “Debate Night in Minnesota.” The three-hour debate featured candidates running for Minnesota Secretary of State, Minnesota Attorney General and Minnesota Governor.
The first hour included Attorney General’s debate between Democratic Incumbent Keith Ellison and Republican challenger Jim Schultz, followed by the Secretary of State’s debate between Democratic Incumbent Steve Simon and Republican challenger Kim Crockett. Gov. Tim Walz has not indicated he will be participating, so there will be a 30 minute conversation with Republican Gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen.
KSTP-TV anchors Leah McLean, Paul Folger, and Lindsey Brown moderated each hour of the program. Questions were asked by Chief Political Reporter Tom Hauser of KSTP-TV, Anchor-Reporter Laura Lee of KAAL-TV, and Peter Callaghan, State Government reporter for the website MinnPost.
There was no live audience for this event.