Walker, Evers to meet for first debate Friday night

Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers will meet for their first debate Friday night in Madison.

The hour-long debate, hosted by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and at WMTV studios in Madison, will be broadcast on WKBT-TV and livestreamed on News8000.com and on our Facebook Page at 8 p.m.

This will be the first meeting of the two candidates during the 2018 campaign season.

Panelists from Madison will ask questions of the candidates, and include, from our sister station, WISC-TV Chief Political Reporter Jessica Arp.

The WBA Foundation has been hosting statewide televised debates for 30 years.

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