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DeWine, Cordray Release Debate Schedule

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In a joint press release on Friday, the Cordray and DeWine campaigns announced a three-debate schedule leading up to the November Election. 

The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, September 19 at the University of Dayton; Monday, October 1 at Marietta College; and finally Monday, October 8, at Cleveland State University. 

Both Richard Cordray (D) and Mike DeWine (R) had previously refused to debate their Primary Election opponents. 

See the full press release below: 


Campaigns have agreed to three gubernatorial debates COLUMBUS– Today (Friday, September 7), the campaigns of Rich Cordray and Mike DeWine announced that they have reached agreement on three campaign debates for the fall. Media partners and additional details will be announced in the coming weeks.


Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Location: University of Dayton

Monday, October 1, 2018 Location: Marietta College

Monday, October 8, 2018 Location: Cleveland State University

* Hosted by the Ohio Debate Commission *

"We are excited for Ohioans to see up close why Rich Cordray is the clear choice to lead this state," said Michael Halle, campaign manager for Richard Cordray. "Rich has always stood up for working people in Ohio, and he is eager to discuss his vision to put money back in the pockets of middle class families and protect Ohioans’ access to quality, affordable health care.”

“I am glad we were able to agree on this series of debates ahead of the election,” said Dave Luketic, campaign manager for Mike DeWine. “Mike DeWine looks forward to discussing his innovative ideas to strengthen Ohio’s workforce, provide a world-class education for our kids, and deliver more opportunity for every Ohioan.” 

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