Candidates for governor to debate at UMD Sept. 30

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The four candidates for governor of Massachusetts have committed to attend a Sept. 30 debate at UMass Dartmouth hosted by the SouthCoast Alliance, a consortium of media, business, and community organizations. 

Governor Deval Patrick, Charlie Baker, Tim Cahill, Jill Stein have all accepted the invitation of the Alliance to participate. 

The debate will begin at 2 p.m. and take place in the Main Auditorium  

This historic and educational event is free and open to all members of the general public. 

MODERATOR 
UMass Dartmouth Political Science Professor Shannon Jenkins will moderate the debate. 

TICKET INFORMATION 
General admission tickets will be available on Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the lobby of the Main Auditorium. They will be distributed first come, first serve. One ticket per person will be provided. 

DOORS OPEN AT 12:30 P.M. 
Doors to the debate open at 12:30 p.m. All attendees must be seated by 1:30 p.m. 

PARKING 
Parking will be available in lots 5, 6, and 7. 

CAMPAIGN SIGNS, ETC. 
Campaign signs and other materials are prohibited in the Main Auditorium. 

MEDIA 
All media planning to cover this event should contact Assistant Chancellor for Public Affairs John Hoey at jhoey@umassd.edu or 508.999.8027. 

SPONSORED BY THE SOUTHCOAST ALLIANCE: 
Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts 
Women's Fund of Southeastern Massachusetts 
Standard-Times 
Fall River Herald News 
New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce 
Fall River Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry 
WBSM-AM 
WSAR-AM 
Bristol Community College 
UMass Dartmouth 

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