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Candidates to Participate in Gubernatorial Debate, Stump Speeches at Kansas State Fair on Saturday,

Hutchinson, Kan. (Sept. 4, 2018) – Candidates for governor and other Kansas public offices will descend on the Kansas State Fair this Saturday, September 8, to give their point of view on Kansas’ future.

A gubernatorial debate is slated for 11:00 a.m. at the Bretz & Young Injury Lawyers Arena and will be broadcast live by sponsor WIBW Radio.

Candidates for various positions are also speaking individually as part of “Stumpin’ For Votes” throughout the day in the House of Capper, sponsored by Gatehouse Media:
10:00 a.m. Jeff Caldwell (Governor)
10:20 a.m. Lassey Murphy (Kansas House of Representatives)
10:40 a.m. Jason Probst (Kansas House of Representatives)
12:00 p.m. Sarah Swain (Attorney General)
12:20 p.m. James Hannon (State Board of Education #7)
12:40 p.m. Greg Orman (Governor)
1:00 p.m. Kris Kobach (Governor)
1:20 p.m. Rob Hodgkinson (Secretary of State)
1:40 p.m. Rick Kloos (Governor)
2:00 p.m. Derek Schmidt (Attorney General)
2:20 p.m. Laura Kelly & Lynn Rogers (Governor and Lt. Governor)
2:40 p.m. Diana Dierks (Kansas House of Representatives)
3:00 p.m. Shauna Henry (Kansas House of Representatives)
3:20 p.m. Marci Francisco (State Treasurer)
3:40 p.m. Ken Rahjes (Kansas House of Representatives)

Legislators who dare to enter the livestock show ring will be participating in Legislative Showmanship at 1:30 p.m. in the Prairie Pavilion, coached by 4-H and FFA members.

Advance discount gate admission—$7 for adults or $4 for seniors over 60 and children ages 6-12—is available through September 6 at, the Kansas State Fair ticket office at 316-669-3618 or 2000 N Poplar in Hutchinson, or at Kansas Dillons stores. For a complete daily schedule, maps, and other fair-related information, visit
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