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Michigan governor debate live: Watch Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Tudor Dixon on Oct. 13, 2022

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Michigan’s gubernatorial candidates Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon will face off at 7 p.m. Thursday in Grand Rapids. Watch a live video stream of tonight's debate on this post.

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WOOD-TV political reporter Rick Albin will moderate.

It will be the first of two debates. Both will be one hour. The second will be on October 25, at Oakland University in Rochester. 


Multiple channels throughout lower Michigan will televise both debates. The first is hosted y WOOD-TV, while the second is by WXYZ-TV (Channel 7), WXMI-TV (Fox 17), WSYM-TV (Fox 47), and Oakland University's Center for Civic Engagement.

Bridge Michigan will embed the Oct. 13 debate on this post.

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