* From a press release…
Bruce Rauner announced today that he will participate in five candidate debates and forums with media partners prior to the March 18th primary. Evelyn Sanguinetti has also agreed to participate in the WTTW televised debate for lieutenant governor candidates.
“Debates are an important part of the election process, and I’m glad we will have several televised debates. I look forward to debating the critical issues of jobs, taxes and spending, education, term limits, and more with my fellow Republicans,” Bruce said. “In addition, as the primary nears, we will continue to increase our breakneck campaign pace that has already put more than 35,000 miles on the Ford and brought us to more than 200 community and campaign events. Illinoisans are ready to shake up Springfield and bring back our state – I feel it on the campaign trail every day.”
In addition to the debates below, Bruce has already completed more than half a dozen candidate forums and even more joint appearances.
Confirmed events include:
Sponsor: Illinois Manufacturers’ Association
Proposed Date: February 4
Sponsor: Citizens Club of Springfield
Proposed Date: February 18
Sponsor: League of Women Voters, ABC 7, Univision
Proposed Date: February 27
Sponsor: NBC 5, University of Chicago
Proposed Date: March 4
Proposed Date: March 13
Proposed Date: March 6
Looks like he might be trying to dictate terms.
No word yet from the other candidates.