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Lingle Releases Comprehensive Debate Schedule
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GOVERNOR LINDA LINGLE RELEASES COMPREHENSIVE GENERAL ELECTION DEBATE SCHEDULE

News Release from www.Lingle2012.com

HONOLULU – Following a decisive Primary Election victory, Governor Linda Lingle, candidate for Hawaii’s open U.S. Senate seat, today announced that she has accepted invitations to appear in 18 debates and forums in the 86 remaining days before the November 6 General Election, including four statewide television broadcast debates.

The debates and forums, which will be held on the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Kauai and Oahu, will give the people of Hawaii an unparalleled opportunity to engage in a discussion about issues facing our state and nation in this once-in-a-generation election. They are sponsored by a cross-section of local organizations and media outlets.
 


“This is a once-in-a-generation election and I believe the people of Hawaii deserve an opportunity to hear directly from the candidates on issues of local, state, and national importance,” Governor Lingle said. I am hopeful that my opponent will place the same priority on issue-oriented debates starting this coming week. The voters of Hawaii deserve and expect nothing less than a vigorous discussion of the issues facing our state and nation," Governor Lingle concluded.


While final format details for several events are still being worked on, the following is a list of confirmed events and their organizational hosts:

  • 8/15 Maui Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum
  • 8/16 Young President’s Organization Candidate Forum
  • 8/21 Kahala Business Roundtable
  • 8/23 Kailua Chamber Candidate Night
  • 8/29 General Contractors Association Forum
  • 9/05 KHON Statewide Televised Debate
  • 9/06 Japanese Chamber of Commerce Forum with Hawaii Realtors, Hawaii Restaurant Association, Independent Insurance Agents, Society of Business Professionals, and the Land Use Research Group
  • 9/11 Sales & Marketing Executives International (SMEI) Candidate Forum
  • 9/13 Kauai Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum
  • 9/20 Waikiki Neighborhood Board Candidate Night
  • 9/23 West Hawaii U.S. Senate Forum
  • 10/03 HawaiiNewsNow Statewide Televised Debate
  • 10/04 Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association Candidate Forum
  • 10/09 Oceanic Time Warner National Security Debate
  • 10/12 Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce
  • 10/17 Sacred Hearts Academy Forum
  • 10/24 Maui Economic Development Board/Hawaii Public Radio & Maui Arts & Cultural Center Debate
  • 10/30 KITV Statewide Televised Debate

The 18 debates and forums include four statewide televised appearances, nine on Oahu, three on Maui, one on Kauai and one on the Big Island. The Linda Lingle Senate Committee continues to field debate and forum scheduling requests and will review each in relation to the schedule above.

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