WMU News

GOP gubernatorial candidates to debate at WMU

July 1, 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 in Brown Auditorium in Schneider Hall, Haworth College of Business. For tickets, call the Western Student Association at 387-3607, or Posthumus' campaign office at (517) 337-2002, or Schwarz's campaign office at (517) 482-2002. The debate will be broadcast live by public television station WGVU, Channels 35 and 52, and by public radio station WMUK FM 102.1.

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.

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

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