Channel 7 WXYZ-TV will host the final Detroit mayoral debate between Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon
5:25 PM, Oct 4, 2013
9:38 AM, Oct 18, 2013
(WXYZ) - Channel 7 will host the final debate between Detroit mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon on Tuesday, October 29th. The debate will take place exactly one week before Detroiters go to the polls to select their next mayor.
The station has a long history of televising important political forums and is proud to host this debate.
Duggan and Napoleon will face off at Channel 7's Broadcast House before a live studio audience, from 7 to 8:00 p.m. Viewers will be able to watch the debate on WXYZ-TV, as well as WXYZ.com and the station's mobile apps.
A larger live audience will experience the debate remotely from the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. They will also be a part of a live post-debate webcast from 8-8:30 p.m.
Channel 7 Editorial Director Chuck Stokes will moderate this final Detroit mayoral debate. Questions will be asked by panelists from 7 Action News, WJR News/Talk 760, the Michigan Chronicle and Crain's Detroit Business.
In the days before the debate, Detroiters will also have the opportunity to share the questions they would ask the candidates.
The debate will be put on in association with the Booker T. Washington Business Association and the Detroit Black Chamber.