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County Executive Debate

March 13, 2008

Milwaukee Public Television will present a one-hour broadcast of a debate between the two candidates for Milwaukee County Executive Wednesday, March 26, on MPTV-36, at 9 p.m. The election will be April 1.

Scott Walker is the incumbent and State Senator Lena Taylor is the challenger. Mike Gousha, Distinguished Fellow in Law and Public Policy at Marquette University, will host the event. The debate will take place at MU's Law School Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m.

A resident of Wauwatosa, Walker was elected to the state assembly in 1993 and became county executive in 2002. A native of Milwaukee, Taylor was elected to the state assembly in 2003 and to the state senate in 2004.