WMU News

GOP gubernatorial candidates to debate at WMU

June 20, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- The first of three primary campaign debates between Republican gubernatorial candidates Lt. Gov. Dick Posthumus and Sen. John J. H. Schwarz will be held on the WMU campus Tuesday, July 2.

The pair will face off in a 6:30 to 8 p.m. event at a site still to be determined. The debate is sponsored by the Western Student Association, the Kalamazoo County Republican Party. Posthumus and Schwarz are opponents in the Aug. 6 primary that will determine their party's nominee for this fall's election of a new Michigan governor.

Additional details will be posted when available in WMU News.

Media contact: Cheryl Roland, 269 387-8400, cheryl.roland@wmich.edu

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