Lieutenant Governor Candidates to Debate

SEPTEMBER 12, 2006 - Posted at 11:27 a.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK, AR - The nominees for lieutenant governor have agreed to debate each other next week at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service.  The debate is not open to the public, but it will be broadcast over the radio.

State Senator Jim Holt of Springdale, a Republican, and former Clinton Administration official Bill Halter of North Little Rock, a Democrat, will discuss the issues before a student audience.  Don Elkins, a radio host from northwest Arkansas, will host the 7 p.m. event Monday.  The audience will include students from the Clinton School, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Lyon College, and the University of Central Arkansas.

Halter and Holt will also take part in a debate October 12 that will be aired on AETN.

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