Sedona AZ (September 16, 2014) – The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission sponsored debate for Secretary of State candidates has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 7, 2014. It was originally planned for Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
The debate will air live on KAET Channel 8’s Arizona Horizon starting at 5:30 p.m. and be moderated by host Ted Simons. It will re-air at 10:00 p.m.
A viewing room will be set up for reporters to monitor and record the debate. Reporters should arrive at KAET by 5:00 p.m. KAET is located at 555 North Central Avenue, Suite 500, in Phoenix. The debate is not open to the public.
Candidates who participate in Clean Elections to run for office are required to attend one General Election debate unless they are running unopposed. Candidates who are not running with Clean Elections funding are invited to join the debate, but their attendance is optional.
All Clean Elections debates will be posted online. The debates will be available on the Clean Elections website within 72 hours after they occur. The videos will remain online for voters to watch throughout the election. The debate will also be available on KAET’s website.
The 2014 General Election will take place November 4. Early voting begins October 9, 2014.
The Citizens Clean Elections Act was passed by voters in 1998 to promote participation in the political process and to ensure Arizona’s politics are free from corruption. The Act provides funding for public and voter education. For more information, visit the Citizens Clean Elections Commission website at www.azcleanelections.gov.