Vegas PBS Announces Election 2014 Debates Broadcast Schedule
(Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS Channel 10 will air debates related to federal, state and local races and two ballot initiatives in October 2014. Candidates vying for the offices of Congressional District 3, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General and Clark County Sheriff will discuss issues relevant to these elected positions. Also, debates regarding ballot initiatives Questions 2 and 3 are scheduled. Steve Sebelius and Elizabeth Thompson, both political commentators and guest hosts on Vegas PBS’ Nevada Week in Review, will co-moderate all debates.
“As a public service media organization, Vegas PBS is committed to providing independently minded voters with non-commercial, non-sectarian and non-partisan debates that focus on issues elected officials are most likely to confront during their terms and offer exchanges about significant ballot initiatives,” said Vegas PBS General Manager Tom Axtell.
The Election 2014 debate broadcast schedule is as follows:
Election 2014 Secretary of State: Barbara Cegavske and Kate Marshall
Broadcast date: Friday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m.
Election 2014 Ballot Initiative Question 2 – Mining Tax
Broadcast date: Thursday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Election 2014 Ballot Initiative Question 3 – Margin Tax
Broadcast date: Friday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.
Election 2014 Attorney General: Adam Laxalt and Ross Miller
Broadcast date: Friday, Oct. 10, 8 p.m.
Election 2014 Congressional District 3: Erin Bilbray and Joe Heck>
Broadcast Date: Friday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Election 2014 Lieutenant Governor: Lucy Flores and Mark Hutchinson
Broadcast date: Friday, Oct. 17, 8:15 p.m.
Election 2014 Clark County Sheriff: Larry Burns and Joe Lombardo
Broadcast date: Friday, Oct, 24, 7:30 p.m.
For more information, please visit http://www.vegaspbs.org/election-2014/.
About Vegas PBS
Dedicated to enriching the lives of those who call Southern Nevada home, Vegas PBS Channel 10 is one of America’s most watched PBS stations on a per capita basis. Five additional channels are available over the air or on cable and satellite including Create, Vme, Worldview, Rewind and Jackpot!
Vegas PBS expands its television broadcast impact through supplemental materials on Vegas PBS.org, PBS.org, PBSKids.org, PBSParents.org, PBSTeachers.org and NextAvenue.org. Vegas PBS also offers extensive online distance education for workforce training and economic development through Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL).
Vegas PBS provides K–12 educational resources to teachers and students in public, private, charter and home schools including professional development courses; One Place, a curriculum-correlated online media service; the Described and Captioned Media Center (DCMC) containing materials for deaf, hard of hearing, blind and vision impaired individuals and those who assist them; and Ready To Learn literacy and health community workshops based on curriculum materials in daytime children’s programs.