Leadership Florida and the Florida Press Association will host the second gubernatorial debate between Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis on Wednesday, October 24 at Broward College in Davie. This debate has been scheduled for several months. Both candidates met the criteria established by the partners, and they have agreed to participate.
What: A debate with gubernatorial candidates Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis
When: Wednesday, October 24 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Media rooms open at 1:00 p.m.)
Who: The debate moderator is Todd McDermott, WPBF 25 News Anchor and panelists are Isadora Rangel, Public Affairs and Engagement Editor at Florida Today and Anthony Man, Political Writer at the Sun-Sentinel. The audience will include guests of each campaign, Leadership Florida members, debate sponsors, Broward College students and specially invited guests.
Where: Bailey Hall at Broward College, 3501 Davie Road, Davie, FL 33314
Subject matter experts on issues related to the debate are available for interviews before and on the day of the debate.
About Leadership Florida
For thirty-seven years, Leadership Florida has dedicated itself to bringing together emerging and existing leaders from across the state to challenge, prepare, and inspire them to build a better Florida. As a respected non-partisan organization, Leadership Florida provides meaningful forums and creates unique opportunities introducing members to fresh transformative ideas and information. Leadership Florida is a federally registered trademark. Visit leadershipflorida.org to learn more.
About The Florida Press Association
The Florida Press Association is a nonprofit organization with a purpose to protect the freedoms and advance the professional standards of the press in Florida, with a membership of Florida’s daily and weekly newspapers and online local media. Visit flpress.com to learn more.
About Broward College
Serving more than 63,000 students annually, Broward College provides residents with certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees and baccalaureate degrees in selected programs. The mission of the college is to provide high-quality educational programs and services that are affordable and accessible to a diverse community of learners. Broward College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. For more information, visit broward.edu.
About WPBF 25
WPBF 25 is the ABC affiliate serving the West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce television market. WPBF 25 is committed to market-leading and comprehensive political coverage. Its parent company, Hearst Television, is one of the nation’s premiere television station groups. Under its exclusive “Commitment 2018” political coverage umbrella, Hearst Television has been awarded numerous Peabody and Cronkite awards. WPBF 25 was the producing station for both the statewide Decision 2016 Before You Vote: U.S. Senate Debate and 2018’s Race for Governor: Democratic Primary Debate. WPBF 25 also operates wpbf.com, The Justice Network, as well as Estrella TV West Palm Beach, South Florida’s premier Spanish-language entertainment channel.