WHO 13 TO Telecast Debate Between Candidates for Iowa’s Third Congressional District on October 7th at 4:00 PM CT

WHO 13 Brings Together U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (D-3) and Former U.S. Representative David Young to Discuss the Issues

Debate Coverage Available Via Broadcast and Livestream

DES MOINES, IA (Sept. 22, 2020) – WHO 13, the Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., television station serving Des Moines and central Iowa, announced today that it will air an exclusive telecast of a debate between the Democratic and Republican party candidates for the United States House of Representatives for the Third Congressional District of Iowa, incumbent U.S. Representative Cindy Axne (D-3), and former U.S. Representative David  Young.  “U.S. House of Representatives District 3 Debate – Iowa” will be taped on Wednesday, October 7th, at the studios of WHO 13 in Des Moines, IA, and be telecast later that day at 4 p.m. CT.

The one-hour debate will bring together thousands of viewers across central Iowa. Local viewers may also access a livestream of the debate online by visiting WHO13.com.

The debate will be moderated by WHO 13 News Political Director, Dave Price, who will pose questions to the candidates focused on current local and regional issues impacting communities across Iowa.  The candidates will be asked for their views on education, health care and the coronavirus pandemic, infrastructure and the economy.

In addition to taking questions from the moderator, the candidates will respond to questions from local voters regarding issues that impact their local communities.  Viewers can submit questions for the debate via email to District3Debate@who13.com, and can follow the debate and related content on social media using the hashtag #District3Debate.

Election day for this seat in the United State House of Representatives from Iowa, which is just one of four, will take place on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. To register to vote, please visit https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterinformation/Voterregistration.html. For more information regarding the upcoming elections, including early voting dates, polling locations and voter identification requirements, please visit https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterinformation/index.html

U.S. House of Representatives District 3 Debate – Television Broadcast and Live-Stream
WHO 13 News Studios – 1801 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
4 p.m. CT, Wednesday, October 7, 2020

• Dave Price, WHO 13 News Political Director @idaveprice

About WHO 13
WHO 13, owned by Nexstar Media Group, is celebrating over 65 years of broadcast service to central Iowa.  WHO 13 News prides itself on bringing viewers rich, local content.  From investigations to ground-breaking, creative coverage of the big daily story, more Iowans choose WHO 13 News. The technology leader, WHO 13 is now utilizing a powerful-new S-Band Doppler Radar…the most advanced technology available in Iowa. In 2010, WHO 13 became the first commercial television station in Iowa to begin broadcasting all local programming in total high definition in 2010.  In addition, WHO 13 was the first station in Iowa to: utilize videotape, broadcast live from news events and protect with live Doppler radar.

Chris Berg
Senior Director of Local Content Development
Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Robert Totsch
Vice President/General Manager
WHO 13

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