Questions accepted for state debates

SPOKANE — Questions are being accepted now for Oct. 23 candidate debates for the Secretary of State and U.S. Senate races in the general election.

The public is encouraged to submit questions for the candidates in advance via an online form at debate questions. Questions should be relevant to the office being sought and answerable by both candidates.

The League of Women Voters of Washington, in partnership with The Spokesman-Review, will conduct candidate debates for the Office of Secretary of State and the U.S. Senate.

The Secretary of State race between Julie Anderson and Steve Hobbs will be at 3:30 p.m. It will be followed by the debate between Sen. Patty Murray and Tiffany Smiley at 5 p.m.

The debates will be held in person at the Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center at Gonzaga University in Spokane.

KSPS-PBS will stream the debates at ELLI/playlist.m3u8? resolutions=360,720,1080.

Admission to the in-person debates will be free to the public, but tickets will be required. Tickets are available through The Spokesman-Review at The debates will air locally on KSPS-TV.