Listen to the debate between Republican Incumbent J Paul Brown and Democratic challenger Mike McLachlan, candidates for State House District 59, which comprises Ouray, Hinsdale, San Juan, La Plata and parts of Archuleta and Gunnison counties. Ray Beck moderated the debate. Each candidate was given three minutes for opening remarks, and Rep. J Paul Brown was first.
KVNF has been broadcasting debates that were hosted by CLUB 20 in Grand Junction on September 8th. Club 20 is a coalition of individuals, businesses, tribes and local governments across Western Colorado that focuses on marketing, education, and political action. This year the debates were sponsored by AARP Colorado, Friends of Natural Gas Colorado, CenturyLink and BP America.