Mississippi voters get a chance Friday night to see the two governor candidates on TV answering questions
This is the only time Republican Phil Bryant and Democrat Johnny DuPree will debate since they won the party nominations in August. The general election is Nov. 8.
The debate is being held at the Mississippi College School of
Law in downtown Jackson. The one-hour debate begins at 7 p.m. Friday and will be seen on WTOK, as well as WLBT in Jackson, WABG in Greenville, WDAM in Hattiesburg, WLOX in Biloxi, WTVA in Tupelo and WMC in Memphis, which broadcasts into northern Mississippi.
Bryant is the current lieutenant governor, and DuPree is in his third term as mayor of Hattiesburg.