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With field set, ‘Almanac’ hosting first gubernatorial debate Friday

There will be no post-primary campaign pause. The three major candidates for governor will jump into their first debate Friday on TPT’s “Almanac” show.

DFLer Mark Dayton, Republican Tom Emmer and the Independence Party’s Tom Horner will participate in an hour-long informal debate on the public television public affairs show at 7 p.m.

“Almanac” hosts Cathy Wurzer and Eric Eskola will moderate.

TPT says the debate will be rebroadcast on tpt 2 (KTCA-DT 2.1) Saturday at 1 a.m. and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. It also will air on tpt MN (KTCA-DT 2.2) Friday at 10 p.m.; Saturday at 4 a.m., 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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