FOX News Channel, RPOF to Team Up on Republican Gubernatorial Primary Debate
Submitted by Nancy Smith on April 19, 2018 - 5:10pm
FOX News Channel (FNC) and the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) announced Thursday they will partner for a nationally televised 2018 Florida Gubernatorial Republican Primary Debate on Thursday, June 28, 6:30-7:30 p.m. EST in Orlando.
Moderated by Special Report anchor Bret Baier and The Story anchor Martha MacCallum, the FOX News Gubernatorial Debate will include Republican primary candidates running for governor of the state of Florida.
“In recent years, Florida has taken center stage in several pivotal elections and this year will be no different,” RPOF Chairman Blaise Ingoglia said in a prepared statement. “These midterm elections are critical and as a battleground state all eyes once again will be on the Sunshine State. The Republican Party of Florida is excited to partner with FOX News Channel to showcase our passionate and experienced field of Republican candidates running for governor.”
Added Ingoglia, “It is an absolute honor to have the leading and highest-rated cable news channel partnering with us for this important debate in an effort to highlight the topics that matter most to Floridians and Americans alike. On June 28, this debate will shine a spotlight on our great state to hear what strong conservative leadership and solutions look like.”
Taking place at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, the FOX News Gubernatorial Debate in partnership with the Republican Party of Florida will kick off the Sunshine Summit. This unique two-day event will feature Republican statewide candidates and their vision for Florida, and this nation, with more than 1,500 voters, grassroots leaders and party activists.