Michigan Gubernatorial Town Hall

October 12, 2014
6:00pm Eastern Time
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Welcome to the Michigan Gubernatorial Town Hall Forum featuring Republican Governor Rick Snyder and Democrat Congressman Mark Schauer.

Detroit Public Television, The Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press co-host the one-hour event, broadcasting live from the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit. Detroit Public TV Anchor Christy McDonald will serve as the event’s host.

Undecided voters in the audience will ask questions of the candidates, but you can watch with fellow OVEE citizens and share your thoughts in real time here.

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Michigan Gubernatorial Town Hall - 10/12/14

DPTV, in partnership with the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News, will host a live Town Hall meeting between gubernatorial candidates, Governor Rick Snyder and Mark Schauer. Watch it live on October 12, 2014 at 6 pm on www.mivote.org




  • Laura Weber Davis

    A Producer at 101.9 FM WDET and Interim Host of Detroit Today, Laura comes to the station from the Michigan Public Radio Network, where she covered state politics and all things Michigan. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, she is a graduate of Michigan State University (Go Green!) and received a Master's degree in Journalism from the University of Southern California. twitter.com/LauraWDET

  • Mary Jo Brooks

    Mary Jo Brooks is the PBS NewsHour's Coordinating Producer for Politics for the 2014 midterm elections. She has been a producer and reporter for the NewsHour since 1988, covering a broad range of topics, including politics, foreign policy, arts, health and education. twitter.com/MaryJoBrooks

  • Rachel Wellford

    Politics Reporter/Producer at the PBS NewsHour twitter.com/rachelwellford

  • Margaret Myers

    Margaret Myers is the online news editor for the PBS NewsHour. She started her career as a newspaper photojournalist where she covered politics and features in Washington, D.C., and Latin America, where she worked for many years as a photographer and editor. She’s led a features department for a daily newspaper in Amarillo, Texas, and has reported on high school sports for ESPN. The University of Michigan graduate was a National Endowment for the Arts journalism fellow in 2009. twitter.com/margaretvm

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