McConnell-McGrath debate in Lexington, Ky.

McConnell, McGrath debate

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KFVS) - The stage was set for a debate between Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Amy McGrath.

“The Kentucky Debate,” organized by Gray Television and the University of Kentucky Student Government, was held in Lexington and will be broadcast live on The Heartland’s CW and on KFVS12.com from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, October 12.

The race for Kentucky Senate is on of the most closely watched in the U.S.

Lexington’s WKYT anchor and political editor Bill Bryant moderated the debate.

There was no audience, just the moderator and the two opponents.

Monday’s debate between McConnell and McGrath could be the only face-to-face meeting.

The debate came one day before early in-person voting starts in Kentucky.

In addition to KFVS-12, Gray Television owns WKYT in Lexington, WAVE in Louisville, WYMT in Hazard, WBKO in Bowling Green, WXIX in Cincinnati, WFIE in Evansville, WSAZ in Charleston/Huntington and WVLT in Knoxville; offering the ability to share this live debate with the widest possible audience of Kentucky viewers.

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