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Election 2018: Gov. Pete Ricketts, State Sen. Bob Krist debate at Nebraska State Fair

Posted at 2:50 PM, Aug 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-02 20:36:22-04

At 3 p.m. Thursday, Gov. Pete Ricketts and State Sen. Bob Krist faced off in a live debate at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island. 

The debate, sponsored by KMTV 3 News Now and the Omaha World-Herald, covered several topics of interest to Nebraska voters as well as issues at the forefront of U.S. politics:

The two candidates were also allowed to give closing statements.

The debate was moderated by 3 News Now Anchor Craig Nigrelli and Mike’l Severe of the World-Herald. 


Catch the replay

Watch KMTV 3 News Now on TV or in our app at 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday.


Learn more about the candidates

Prior to Thursday's debate, Krist and Ricketts each sat down with KMTV 3 News Now for a 1-on-1 interview.