April 9, 2014
WHAT: The Georgia Republican Party, in conjunction with local GOP organizations, will host their sixth U.S. Senate candidate debate in Augusta at the Columbia County Exhibition Center.
WHO: Candidates vying to fill the seat of retiring United States Senator Saxby Chambliss will participate in a structured debate moderated by radio talk show host Martha Zoller.
WHEN: Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 12:30PM
WHERE: Columbia County Exhibition Center (212 Partnership Drive, Grovetown, GA 30813)
CONTACT: Adam Pipkin, Executive Director of the Georgia Republican Party, 404.257.5559 or [email protected]
CREDENTIALING: Reporters and photographers are asked to check-in at the on-site “Media” table no later than 12:00PM to receive their credentials. Credentials will be provided only to reputable media outlets. Only credentialed media will be allowed to film/record the debate. A green room will be available for candidate interviews prior to the start of the debate. Doors to the green room will open at 11:30AM. Interviews must be scheduled through the campaign, not the Georgia Republican Party.
BACKGROUND: The Georgia Republican Party will host debates throughout Georgia for candidates seeking the U.S. Senate seat now held by retiring Senator Saxby Chambliss. By organizing debates in various parts of the state, the Georgia GOP will provide voters with more access, more information, and more opportunities to interact with the Republican candidates for Senate.