Rocky Mount, NC: NC Wesleyan College will host the eastern North Carolina debate for the gubernatorial candidates seeking election this fall. This non-partisan event will take place on October 24 at 7 pm in Minges Auditorium of the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts located on the college campus in Rocky Mount.
The debate between Democratic candidate Walter Dalton and Republican candidate Pat McCrory has been arranged through the collaborative efforts of NC Wesleyan College, the Rocky Mount Chamber of Commerce, the campaign committees, and WRAL TV-5. The television station will provide a statewide broadcast of the debate.
President James Gray said, “This is a huge win for Rocky Mount, and we at Wesleyan College are honored to have been selected for the debate site by the Chamber, candidates and WRAL. We are grateful for WRAL’s partnership to make this the most watched debate of the entire campaign. It will give Eastern North Carolina unmatched access to Mr. McCrory and Mr. Dalton as they come down to election day.”
More information will be announced as the details become finalized.