U.S. Senate Debate with Maria Cantwell (D) and Susan Hutchison (R)

  • 20 Oct 2018
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Spokane Community College, Lair Student Center

U.S. Senate Debate with Maria Cantwell (D) and Susan Hutchison (R)

Saturday, October 20, 2018
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. (doors open at 2 p.m.)
Spokane Community College


Join the Washington State Debate Coalition for a free and public debate for U.S. Senate Debate with Maria Cantwell (D) and Susan Hutchison (R). The U.S. Senate seat is one of two representing Washington state for a term of six years. The debate will be moderated by Mark Baumgarten (KCTS 9/Crosscut), Jim Camden (Spokesman Review), Mark Hanrahan (KREM), Hayley Guenthner (KHQ), and Aaron Luna (KXLY).

In order to make sure we have diverse questions that cover multiple topics, we are asking residents to submit their questions in advance for selection. Submitted questions will be reviewed, selected and edited for brevity. Submit a question.


  • What time should I arrive for the debate? Doors for the debate open at 2 p.m. and promptly close at 2:50 p.m. Please note, seating is first-come-first-serve.
  • What can I bring to the debate? Literature and signage, including campaign/political apparel, is not allowed inside the debate venue.
  • Do I need to print out a ticket? No. Guests will be checked-in at the entrance to the auditorium.
  • Can I watch the debate somewhere else? Yes, the debate will be available to watch live on TV or online. More info at www.seattlecityclub.org

Debate Hosted By

Community Colleges of Spokane | Eastern Washington University | University of Washington | Washington State University Spokane | Whitworth University

About the Washington State Debate Coalition

The Washington State Debate Coalition was founded by Seattle CityClub in 2016 to enhance Washingtonians’ access to those who hold and seek our state’s highest elected offices. With 1,800 debate attendees and over 1 million viewers on TV/online in its inaugural year, the Coalition created a solution that tapped into a strong public desire across the state for direct access to candidates.

The League of Women Voters of Washington is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization.
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