Two of the four men seeking to become Arkansas’ next governor have agreed to participate in a statewide televised debate.
Democrat gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross, the former Fourth District Congressman from Prescott, and his Republican rival Asa Hutchinson, a former Third District Congressman from Bentonville, will debate ideas (hopefully) in a Little Rock television studio on Sept. 19.
Green Party candidate Josh Drake and Libertarian candidate Frank Gilbert were not included.
In Northwest Arkansas, the debate will be aired live on local NBC affiliate KNWA-TV starting at 7 p.m. If the event is anything like the candidate forum the two men participated in earlier this year in Springdale, they’d best be on their toes.
At a forum sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau, moderator... [ MORE ]