GLENDALE – KABC-TV 7 Los Angeles in partnership with Univision Los Angeles announced Friday in an emailed statement that the station will air without commercial interruption the Los Angeles County District Attorney candidate’s debate on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 9:00-10:00 p.m. Pacific.
The debate between incumbent Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey and former her opponent, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón is being presented as a public service and is co-sponsored by the Pat Brown Institute (PBI) for Public Affairs at Cal State LA and the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles City and County.
ABC7 anchor Marc Brown will moderate the debate and will be joined by ABC7 Eyewitness News reporter Adrienne Alpert and Univision Los Angeles anchor León Krauze, who will act as interviewers. The 2020 LA County District Attorney campaign is one of the most closely watched district attorney races in the country.
ABC7 partnered with Univision Los Angeles to rebroadcast the debate in Spanish on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific via its flagship station KMEX-TV, as well as simulcast on its news/talk radio station KTNQ 1020 AM. It will also be live-streamed on univision34.com.
The debate will be held as a virtual one-hour event that will air on ABC7 and be streamed live on abc7.com, ABC7LA app, ABC7’s Connected TV Apps on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Hulu and Roku.
The Pat Brown Institute (PBI) for Public Affairs at Cal State LA is a nonpartisan institute dedicated to the quest for social justice and equity, enlightened civic engagement, and an enhanced quality of life for all Californians.
The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles City and County is a non-partisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.