Eddie Rispone (left) and John Bel Edwards (right)

Eddie Rispone (left) and John Bel Edwards (right)

Gov. John Bel Edwards and gubernatorial challenger Eddie Rispone will face off in a televised debate Oct. 30, according to a release from Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) and the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL).

The debate, hosted by LPB and CABL, will air from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on LPB stations around the state, and will be held at LPB's offices in Baton Rouge. 

Last month the two organizations held a debate between Edwards, Rispone and now-defeated U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

A poll conducted last week by the polling agency We Ask America found Edwards and Rispone tied at 47 percent.

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