Republican and Democratic candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission are debating next Tuesday, July 15, at Rio Salado College in Tempe.
There is a live Web cast, at www.arizonatele.com/atic, as well as later broadcasts on cable TV systems. An online discussion forum is also planned.
Three of five seats are up on the Arizona Corporation Commission. It deals with water quality, rates for electrical, natural gas and telecommunications services, renewable energy investment, protection from scams and fraud, railroad safety, gas and oil pipeline safety, infrastructure investments and more, a release said.
Republican candidates on the Sept. 2 primary election ballot are John Allen, Rick Fowlkes, Joseph Hobbs, Marian McClure, Bob Robson, Bob Stump, Keith Swapp and Barry Wong. Democratic candidates are Samuel George, Kara Kelty, Sandra Kennedy and Paul Newman.
Democrats debate from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Republicans debate from 2 to 4:30 p.m.