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Utah Debate Commission names moderators for 2022 debates

Sep 8, 2022, 7:00 PM | Updated: Feb 23, 2023, 1:19 pm

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(KSL NewsRadio file)

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Debate Commission announced Thursday the moderators for the five upcoming 2022 general election debates.

The moderators are Natalie Gochnour, Kelly Bringhurst, Lauren Gustus, Boyd Matheson and Doug Wright.

The schedule for the general election debates is as follows with the assigned moderator.

  • Oct. 6: U.S. House District 3: Natalie Gochnour, director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 10: U.S. House District 1: Kerry Bringhurst, Utah Public Radio station manager, 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 12: U.S. House District 4: Lauren Gustus, Salt Lake Tribune executive editor, 6 p.m.
  • Oct. 14: U.S. House District 2: Boyd Matheson, Deseret News opinion editor and host of Inside Sources on KSL NewsRadio.
  • Oct. 17: U.S. Senate: Doug Wright, former radio host at KSL NewsRadio.

All five of the debates will be carried live on several local TV and radio stations. Additionally, the debates will also be streamed live from several sites, including the websites of media and university partners. 

The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8. 

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