Political Notebook


Education opponents to debate in Fort Wayne

The two major party candidates running for Superintendent of Public Instruction have agreed to debate live on Northeast Indiana Public Radio on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m.

The debate between Republican Tony Bennett, the incumbent, and Democrat Glenda Ritz will last one hour and be divided into three parts. There will be two rounds of questions and closing statements. The second round of questions will involve the moderator seeking more specific clarification of statements and claims made during the campaign or debate.

Northeast Indiana Public Radio will broadcast the debate in its entirety and will make it available at www.nipr.fm. There will be no live audience.

The sponsors of the debate are Northeast Indiana Public Radio, IPFW, and the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics.

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