Illinois is at a crossroads ahead of the June 28 primary. Inflation, a rise in crime, the Covid-19 pandemic and the possible end of Roe v. Wade are just a few of the issues faced by residents across the state.
On Tuesday, three Illinois Republicans hoping to unseat Gov. JB Pritzker will face off in a debate on WGN.
State Senator Darren Bailey, businessman Gary Rabine and venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan will meet for an hour starting at 7 p.m
These three candidates have met WGN’s eligibility requirements. Contestant Richard Irvin was also invited to participate but declined.
The debate will be televised in Chicago on WGN-TV nine other Nextstar and mission stations throughout the state plus a sister station is Southern Illinois. It will also be streamed live via streaming app WGN9+ roku, Amazon FireTVand apple tv; as well as WGNTV.com/Live; that Mobile WGN TV news app; and broadcast on WGN Radio.
How to see:
The Republican primary governor debate of Illinois
19:00 – 20:00 Tuesday
WGN TV in Chicago
WCIA-TV (CBS) in Champaign
WMBD-TV (CBS) in Peoria/Bloomington
WQRF-TV (FOX) in Rockford
WCIX-TV (MyNetworkTV) in Springfield/Decatur
WHBF-TV (CBS) in Rock Island-Moline
KPLR-TV (CW) in St. Louis, MO
KLJB-TV (FOX) in Rock Island/Moline, IL, WAWV-TV (ABC) in Terre Haute, IN
WYZZ-TV (FOX) in Peoria/Bloomington
WSIL-TV (ABC) in Carterville, IL.
From economics to crime to education, the pandemic and more, each candidate has 30 to 60 seconds to answer the question they are asked.
Candidates will also be given time for rebuttals and clarifications at the discretion of the host.
The primary election day in Illinois is June 28th. Early voting is already underway.
The winner of the Republican gubernatorial primary will face JB Pritzker in November.
https://fox2now.com/news/illinois/bailey-rabine-sullivan-to-face-off-tuesday-in-illinois-republican-primary-governor-debate/ Bailey, Rabine and Sullivan face off Tuesday in Illinois’ Republican primary governor’s debate