Topics that will be addressed with the candidates will be jobs and the economy, business development, education, the opioid crisis and medicaid expansion. There will also be a chance for audience members to ask questions of the candidates.
Tuesday’s debate is the first of three in the Miami University Regionals/Journal-News civic debate series, which is a chance for voters to hear directly from candidates.
The second debate will feature the candidates for Butler County Commission and is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Miami Downtown Center in Hamilton. It will feature incumbent Commissioner Cindy Carpenter and former Middletown vice mayor Dora Bronston.
The third debate will feature Congressman Warren Davidson, R-Troy, and Vanessa Enoch, a West Chester Twp. Democrat, in a debate at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Miami Regionals Hamilton campus.