This article originally appeared in The Daily Herald (Link)
Oct 9, 2017
With elections just over a month away, Utah residents will have two opportunities to hear candidates for the open 3rd Congressional District seat make their case.
Two formal debates will be held. The first, put on by the ABU Education Fund and the John R. Park Debate Society, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Eastmont Middle School auditorium in Sandy.
The top four polling candidates have been invited to participate, according to a press release: Republican John Curtis, Democrat Kathie Allen, United Utahn Jim Bennett and Libertarian Joe Buchman.
Each candidate will get a 3-minute introduction followed by approximately an hour of responses/rebuttal following moderator questions.
Those who wish to attend must register for tickets, which can be done at betterutah.org/cd3debate.
The second debate, sponsored by the Utah Debate Commission, will be held at Brigham Young University’s KBYU Studios from 6 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18, and will be hosted by David Magleby.
People who wish to attend this event in person can register for tickets at http://bit.ly/2y5J41W.Three candidates cleared the threshold for participating in that debate — Allen, Bennett and Curtis.
Questions can be submitted for this debate by visiting utahdebatecommission.org. The deadline for submitting questions is noon Friday.