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

Posted: 2:50 PM, Aug 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-03 00:36:22Z
Election 2018: Ricketts, Krist debate
Election 2018: Ricketts, Krist debate

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.