As part of its mission to help inform the electorate, KCPW frequently airs debates between candidates for public office. KCPW has also partnered with ABU Education Fund, an affiliate of Alliance for a Better UTAH and the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society to host a series of debates ahead of midterm elections.
Audio for all debates will appear in the list below after they air.
On Thursday, October 10, KCPW broadcast a live debate from the auditorium of the downtown library between the candidates running to become mayor of Salt Lake City. KCPW’s Roger McDonough moderated the event, and posed questions submitted by a slate of environmental organizations regarding protection of our air, water, land, wildlife, wild places, people and communities. Listen […]
On Thursday, August 1st, KCPW aired a primary debate between the eight candidates vying to become mayor of Utah’s capital city. The event was hosted by the Utah Chapter of the Sierra Club and focused largely on environmental issues facing Salt Lake City. It was moderated by Natalie Gochnour, director of the Kem C. Gardner […]
On Wednesday, June 26th, KCPW broadcast a live debate between the eight candidates vying to become mayor of Utah’s capital city. The event was hosted by Alliance for a Better Utah and the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society and took place in the auditorium of Main Library in downtown Salt Lake City. […]
House District 44 Debate Candidates: Bruce Cutler and Christine Passey On Monday, October 17th, two candidates for House District 44 squared off in a political debate hosted by the ABU Education Fund, the John R. Park Debate Society at the University of Utah, and KCPW. The event took place at the Fairfield Inn and Suites […]
In the run-up to the 2016 General Election, KCPW is the media sponsor of a series of debates hosted by Alliance for a Better Utah in conjunction with the John R. Park Debate Society at the University of Utah. The debates included three races for the Utah State House of Representatives and one race for […]