IPTV to Hold Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Democratic Primary

Posted: May 3, 2016

Live statewide broadcast Thursday, May 26, 7-8 p.m.

Iowa Public Television will hold an Iowa Press debate for the U.S. Senate Democratic Primary on Thursday, May 26 at the Iowa Public Television studios in Johnston, Iowa. The hour-long debate will begin at 7 p.m. in front of a live audience in the Maytag Auditorium. The program will air live on IPTV and be streamed online at Iptv.org.  

The following candidates for the U.S. Senate Democratic Primary will participate in the May 26 debate: Tom Fiegen (D-Clarence), Rob Hogg (D-Cedar Rapids), Patty Judge (D-Albia) and Bob Krause (D-Fairfield).

Dean Borg, longtime host of Iowa Press, will moderate the debate. Reporters joining Borg include Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa, and James Lynch, political writer for The Gazette. Candidates will answer questions from reporters and discuss their platforms, concerns and future plans for the state of Iowa.

The Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Democratic Primary will be open to the public. Registration is first-come, first-served. Call 800.728.2828 to reserve your seat today. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and spectators should plan to arrive no later than 6:45 p.m. to be seated prior to the live televised debate.

Program support provided by: Associated General Contractors of Iowa, Iowa Bankers Association, Iowa Communications Network and Iowa Council of Foundations.