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Democratic Candidates Agree to Five Debates

Anita Kumar

Democratic gubernatorial candidates R. Creigh Deeds, Terry McAuliffe and Brian Moran announced today that they will participate in five debates and three joint appearances before the June 9 primary.

The Washington Post and washingtonpost.com will host the last debate, along with Northern Virginia Community College, on May 19 in Annandale.

Deeds campaign manager Joe Abbey, McAuliffe campaign manager Mike Henry and Moran general consultant Steve Jarding released the following joint statement:

"We are pleased to announce this debate and joint appearance schedule in the run-up to the June 9th primary to pick our next Democratic governor of Virginia. Our campaigns worked together to schedule as many joint appearances and debates as possible all across the Commonwealth. Our candidates - Creigh Deeds, Terry McAuliffe, and Brian Moran - look forward to having several spirited debates on the important issues facing Virginians."

A full list of debates and appearances is below:

Debates:

April 19: Farm Team debate in Williamsburg

April 23: Virginia Education Association's Convention debate in Hampton

April 28: Sorensen Institute/Danville Register & Bee debate in Danville

April 29: Huffington Post/Not Larry Sabato/Fire Dog Lake/Collegiate Times debate in Blacksburg

May 19: Washington Post/Northern Virginia Community College debate in Annandale

Joint appearances:

April 3: Northern Virginia Technology Council/Microsoft Forum in McLean

April 21: Crusade for Voters Forum in Richmond

TBD: Democratic Club of Greensprings Forum in Greensprings

By Anita Kumar  |  March 25, 2009; 3:54 PM ET
Categories:  2009 Governor's Race , Anita Kumar  
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