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Vermont gubernatorial candidates debate live in Rutland, Wednesday

Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m.—RUTLAND—Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre that will host the live Vermont gubernatorial debate on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Moderated by VTDigger Senior Editor Mark Johnson, the Republican candidate Phil Scott and Democratic candidate Sue Minter will offer their views based upon VTDigger reader questions.
Castleton University students will be on hand to assist moderating questions pertaining to college tuition, financial aid and the economic prospects for young adults in Vermont.
Liberty Union Party candidate Bill Lee will not participate due to a scheduling conflict; however, VTDigger will publish his views and his answers to readers’ questions.
Can’t make the live debate? The debate will air on PEGTV channel 21 from 6-8 p.m. and also stream live online at and YouTube channel
The Paramount Theatre is located at 30 Center Street, Rutland. The event is free and open to the public. For more info, visit

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