Monday, March 3, 2008

IUPUI Hosts 7th Congressional District Debate

What may be the final debate among three candidates vying to fill the 7th Congressional District seat of the late U.S. Rep. Julia Carson will be held at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis on 6 March, according to the IUPUI News Bureau. Portions of the debate will be broadcast live on 24-Hour News 8 and WTLC-AM. 1310.

Amos Brown III, host and managing editor of "Afternoons with Amos" on WTLC-AM, and Jim Shella, 24-Hour News 8 political reporter, will serve as co-moderators of the 90-minute debate between Democrat Andre Carson, Republican Jon Elrod and Libertarian Sean Shepard.

Hosted by IUPUI, the 90-minute debate will be held in the auditorium of the University Place Conference Center, 850 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis. It begins at 7:30 p.m. 6 March, just five days before the special election on 11 March.

24-Hour News 8 will broadcast the first 30 minutes of the debate on MyNDY Channel 23 from 7:30 to 8 p.m. WTLC-AM 1310 will air the first 60 minutes of the debate, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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