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Montana Republican, Democrat gubernatorial candidates debate Saturday

Posted at 1:54 PM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-02 17:35:26-04

All three Republican gubernatorial candidates and both Democratic candidates will debate in separate broadcasts Saturday evening.

The Montana Broadcasters Association and Greater Montana Foundation produced the debates to air on most Montana television and radio stations beginning at 6 p.m.

Watch the debate right after the 5:30 News on KBZK, both on-air and streaming on our website.

Democratic gubernatorial primary candidates Missoula businesswoman Whitney Williams and Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney will square off at 6 p.m. on most MTN stations.

The debate between Republican gubernatorial primary candidates U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte, Montana Senator Al Olszewski, and Attorney General Tim Fox will begin at 7 p.m.

The debates are moderated by Ron Davis, owner of radio station KBOW in Butte. Panelists for the debate include MTN Chief Political Reporter Mike Dennison, NBC Montana Assistant News Director Cyndy Koures, and Cowles Media KFBB anchor Taylor Tucker.

MTN's team of reporters will also have a wrap-up of the debates on the 10 p.m. news.