TONIGHT on KTAL NBC 6: Debate for Texas Governor between Abbott & Valdez

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KTAL NBC 6 will air the only scheduled Texas gubernatorial debate. It’s between incumbent Greg Abbott and Democrat Lupe Valdez.

The debate is scheduled for 7 p.m. from the LBJ library in Austin, TX.

Click here to watch the debate. 

Some hot topics we’re expecting to address in tonight’s debate– issues that matter to you, like property taxes, school safety, immigration, and more.

Abbott– boasts the state’s powerful economy, border security efforts, and reforms to school safety in the wake of the deadly high school shooting in Santa Fe, TX.

Valdez– pushes back against the state’s ban on sanctuary cities, wants the state to pay more into the school finance system, and she advocates for narrowing the wage gap between men and women.

“We don’t have the answer to everything – but every person we help or every situation we make better makes for a better community – so why wouldn’t we make sure that as many people as possible can bring up their talent their skills their creativity whatever background or religious beliefs or ethnic group or whatever they’re in. together we make a much better combination than we do by ourselves” said Lupe Valdez.

“Greg Abbott is a man who cares dearly about his state, cares dearly about his family, cares dearly about everybody in the state and wants to keep people in the state safe, but also keep the state on the pathway to make sure that Texas will remain the premier state in the greatest country in the history of the world” said Gov. Abbott.

During the debate, click here to watch our exclusive focus groups results in real time as undecided voters react to the candidates’ answers.

The debate will also air on KSHV. 

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