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UWM Hosts Milwaukee County Execuitve Candidate Debate

Candidates in the hotly contested Milwaukee County Executive race meet only days before the April 5 election in one of their final debates.

By - Mar 21st, 2016 03:45 pm
Chris Larson vs Chris Abele

Chris Larson vs Chris Abele

MILWAUKEE_Candidates in the hotly contested Milwaukee County Executive race meet only days before the April 5 election in one of their final debates at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at 12 p.m. Thursday, March 31.

State Sen. Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) and Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele debate from 12 to 1 p.m. in the university’s Zelazo Center, room 250, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m., and the program includes a box lunch.

Advance registration is strongly encouraged. Debate tickets are: $15 with advance registration at https://www.secured-site7.com/wispolitics/online_payment/; $20 at the door; half price for students with ID.

The Milwaukee County Executive debate, organized by WisPolitics.com, is co-sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Police Association, Wisconsin Academy for Global Education and Training (Eleven25@Pabst) and The Firm Consulting.

About UWM

As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, UW-Milwaukee has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. On a budget of $667 million, UW-Milwaukee educates more than 27,000 students and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin. Its economic impact is more than $1.5 billion per year in Wisconsin alone. The Princeton Review named UWM a “2016 Best Midwestern” university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education elevated UWM to “R1” status in 2016, recognizing it as one of 115 institutions with the “highest research activity.”

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