Strange campaign: Strange, Moore to debate in Montgomery Thursday

Strange campaign: Strange, Moore to debate in Montgomery Thursday

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Republican senate primary candidates Roy Moore and Luther Strange will face off in a debate Thursday, according to the Strange for Senate Campaign.

The debate between the two candidates will be held at the RSA Activity Center on Dexter Avenue in downtown Montgomery at 5:30 p.m.

A Strange for Senate Campaign spokesman, Cameron Foster, released the following statement:

"We are excited to give the voters the opportunity to hear from both candidates in this critical election. We've also accepted three other debate invitations and are looking forward to working with the Moore campaign in a similar fashion to arrive at terms. We believe both campaigns working together to bring the candidates to the people of Alabama is a terrific thing and we intend to do so for debates with News Radio 105.5, Talk 99.5 in Birmingham, and Raycom/AARP."

Strange is currently scheduled for three other debates:

JT Debate on News Radio 105.5
Date/Time: September 20 or 21
Location: Flexible
Format: No Moderator 
Talk 99.5 Debate with Leland Whaley
Date/Time: September 20
Location: Flexible
Format: No Moderator
Raycom/AARP Debate
Date/Time: September 22, 7:00 PM
Location: Jefferson State Community College Shelby Co. Campus
Format: Moderator*
*At present

The Moore campaign has responded:

We are pleased the Luther Strange Campaign has accepted our debate challenge.  We have come to agreement on the terms to include the following:

Moore and Strange will face each other in a runoff election for the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate seat on Sep. 26.

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