March 18, 2010 10:14 Age: 4 yrs

Georgia Gubernatorial Debate to be Held at Emory Law

The Emory Law Democrats will host a gubernatorial debate for Georgia’s Democratic candidates at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, in Emory Law’s Tull Auditorium. Four of the five candidates are confirmed, including Attorney General Thurbert Baker 79L, Georgia House Minority Leader Dubose Porter, Ray City Mayor Carl Camon and former Secretary of State David Poythress 62OX 64C 67L.

Questions will be submitted by Emory Law students prior to the debate. A three-person panel—including Tom Baxter, editor of the Southern Political Report and contributor to WGCL-TV, CBS Atlanta; Robin McDonald, staff writer for the Fulton County Daily Report; and Marc Gross, first-year Emory Law student and former comptroller at the Clinton Foundation in New York—will pose questions to the candidates.

Topics will include education, health care, unemployment and jobs, and local and state issues. Emory Law Vice Dean James B. Hughes will serve as moderator.

The free event is open to the public. Free parking is available in Lowergate South parking facility. Doors open at 8 p.m. A reception sponsored by the Emory Law Democrats and the Emory Food Club will follow the debate.

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