Inslee, Culp agree to televised debate on Oct. 7

Inslee, Culp agree to televised debate on Oct. 7

SEATTLE — Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and Republican challenger Loren Culp have agreed to a televised debate on Oct. 7.

The Washington State Debate Coalition said the debate will be broadcast live from 8 to 9 p.m., just after that evening’s Vice Presidential debate.

The candidates will participate in the debate from separate rooms at the Olympia headquarters of the state’s government affairs channel, TVW.

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Debate coalition spokesperson Lincoln Vander Veen says it will be broadcast statewide by major Washington TV stations.

A debate between the candidates for Washington Lieutenant Governor - state Sen. Marko Liias and U.S. Rep. Denny Heck - will air from 8 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 22.