Atlanta Press Club Debates

Georgia Public Broadcasting is proud to partner with the Atlanta Press Club to present its annual political debate series.

The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series provides the most comprehensive, timely and widely viewed series of political debates during every election year in Georgia.

Debate Schedule
July 22, 2012
Time Debate Invited Candidates
4:30 pm Congressional District 9 – Republicans Doug Collins and Martha Zoller
5:00 pm Congressional District 12 – Republicans Rick W. Allen and Lee Anderson
Time Debate Invited Candidates
4:30 pm Public Service Commission District 3 Republican Chuck Eaton and Matt Reid
5:00 pm Public Service Commission, District 5 – Republican Pam Davidson and Stan Wise
5:15 pm Congressional District 10 – Republican Paul C. Broun and Stephen K. Simpson
5:30 pm Congressional District 3 – Republican “Chip” Flanegan, Kent Kingsley, and Lynn Westmoreland
6:00 pm Congressional District 12 – Republican Rick W. Allen, Lee Anderson,Wright McLeod, and Maria Sheffield
July 29, 2012
Time Debate Invited Candidates
4:00 pm Congressional District 7 – Republican David Hancock and Rob Woodall
4:30 pm Congressional District 11 – Republican Phil Gingrey, William Llop, and Michael S. Opitz
5:00 pm Congressional District 4 – Democratic Courtney L. Dillard, Hank Johnson, Sr., and Lincoln Nunnally
5:30 pm Congressional District 4 – Republican Greg Pallen and J. Chris Vaughn
6:00 pm Congressional District 9 – Republican Doug Collins, Roger D. Fitzpatrick, and Martha Zoller
6:45 pm Congressional District 5 – Republican Michael Johnson and John Lewis
August 15, 2012: Run off Primary Candidates
Sunday, October 21
Time Debate Invited Candidates
3:00-3:30 PM Public Service Commission- District 3 Chuck Eaton (R), Stephen Oppenheimer (D), and Brad Ploeger (L)
3:30-4:00 PM Public Service Commission- District 5 David Staples (L) and Stan Wise (R)
4:00-4:20 PM Congressional District 12 Lee Anderson (R) and John Barrow (D)
4:20-5:00 PM Congressional District 9 Doug Collins (R) and Jody Cooley (D)
5:00-6:00 PM Charter School Forum To be Announced

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