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Live: Lieutenant Governor Candidates Debate, Monday 8 pm

Texas Debates

KUT 90.5 will broadcast a debate in the race for lieutenant governor at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27.

The one-hour debate between Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, State Senator Dan Patrick, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples will be broadcast live on KUT 90.5.

Voters are invited to submit questions for the candidates via Twitter @keranews using the hashtag #texasdebates. All submissions will be reviewed by the editorial staff prior to the debate.

The Texas Debates is produced by KERA in partnership with NBC 5/KXAS-TV, Telemundo 39/KXTX-TV, Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB), The Texas Tribune, Houston-Chronicle/San Antonio Express-News, Houston Public Media, KUT 90.5 Austin, Texas State Networks and the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas (FOIFT).

Questions will be posed by a panel of journalists:

•Norma García, Telemundo 39/KXTX-TV

•Peggy Fikac, Austin Bureau Chief at San Antonio Express-News/Houston Chronicle

•Ross Ramsey, Texas Tribune Executive Editor

More information about The Texas Debates is available at, which will also provide live audio and video streaming of the debate the night of the broadcast.