Candidates for governor to debate in Charleston this week

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - All seven gubernatorial candidates will take part in a final debate this week before next Tuesday's primary.

Live 5 WCSC-TV will host and broadcast both debates. The debates will air on Live 5+ and will also stream live on the web at Anchor Bill Sharpe will moderate.

Comcast Cable subscribers will find Live5+ on channel 212, Knology Cable subscribers tune to channel 146, Time Warner customers can find us on 111 and Home Cable TV should tune to 116.

The three Democratic candidates will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday and the four Republicans will debate at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The Democratic candidates are state Sens. Robert Ford and Vincent Sheheen and S.C. Superintendent of Education Jim Rex.

The Republican candidates are U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett, Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer, state Rep. Nikki Haley and S.C. Attorney General Henry McMaster.

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