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What Would You Ask The Candidates For Governor?

Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis campaigns

Later this month, KERA will host a debate between Texas governor candidates Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis. What do you want to ask them?

We’re conducting a joint survey with The Dallas Morning News and KXAS-TV (NBC 5), our debate partners.Check out the survey here.

Questions for the candidates can be submitted via Twitter @keranews using #texasdebates. You can also email questions to

The one-hour live debate, The Texas Debates: The Race for Governor, will be broadcast Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. It’s a co-production with KXAS-TV (NBC 5) and KXTX-TV (Telemundo 39), and The Dallas Morning News. It will air on television, radio and online.

The Texas Debates will air live on KERA-TV (Channel 13), KERA 90.1 FM, COZI-TV Channel 5.2 and other radio and television stations around the state, and streamed live online at, and

Learn more about the debates here.

Eric Aasen is KERA’s managing editor. He helps lead the station's news department, including radio and digital reporters, producers and newscasters. He also oversees, the station’s news website, and manages the station's digital news projects. He reports and writes stories for the website and contributes pieces to KERA radio. He's discussed breaking news live on various public radio programs, including The Takeaway, Here & Now and Texas Standard, as well as radio and TV programs in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Former KERA staffer Shelley Kofler was news director, managing editor and senior reporter. She is an award-winning reporter and television producer who previously served as the Austin bureau chief and legislative reporter for North Texas ABC affiliate WFAA-TV.