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WRVO to broadcast first debate between candidates for Syracuse mayor


WRVO Public Media will broadcast the first debate between the candidates for mayor of Syracuse. The debate, which was recorded Thursday, September 28, will air Monday, October 2 at 7 p.m. on WRVO. Grant Reeher, host of "The Campbell Conversations" and director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute at the Maxwell School of Citizenship at Syracuse University, will moderate the debate.

The debate includes Republican nominee Laura Lavine, Democratic nominee Juanita Perez Williams, independent candidate Ben Walsh and Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins.

Portions of the debate will air Saturday, September 30 during "Weekend Edition," as well as during "Morning Edition" on Monday, October 2.

The full debate will be broadcast on-air and on online (you can also listen with the WRVO app) Monday, October 2 at 7 p.m. Full audio and transcript will be available online beginning at 7 p.m.

Any media inquiries (for use of sound or transcript) must go through the WRVO news department.