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Live Remote Viewing of Senate Debate

UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host the second and final debate in the Senate race between Representative Marsha Blackburn and former governor Phil Bredesen at 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday, October 10.

The debate is a partnership between the Baker Center and Nexstar Media Group Inc., which will broadcast the event statewide. Nexstar is the parent company of local ABC affiliate WATE-TV.

The debate will be filmed on a closed set with no audience. UT will host a live remote viewing event at Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building, 1408 Middle Drive, starting at 7:45 p.m. EDT, with doors open at 7 p.m.

Campaigns will be given tickets to distribute for the remote viewing event, and 300 tickets will be available for the general public on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tickets are free and can be picked up at the Baker Center between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday, October 8, with a limit of two per person. Attendees are welcome to wear attire in support of candidates, though signage will not be allowed inside the auditorium.

At the remote viewing, UT System President Joe DiPietro will provide opening remarks and representatives from UT’s Adam Brown Social Media Command Center will provide live analysis.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 7:45pm

Alumni Memorial Building, Cox Auditorium
1408 Middle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996

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