Senator Debbie Stabenow (D) faced her challenger, John James (R), in a one hour discussion of the issues of importance to the state.

During the debate, the candidates answered questions from a panel of local journalists:

  • Chad Livengood, senior reporter at Crain’s Detroit Business
  • Chuck Stokes, editorial director of WXYZ-TV
  • Vickie Thomas, city beat reporter for WWJ-AM

The debate took place, Monday, Oct. 15, at 12:35 p.m. during a meeting of the Detroit Economic Club.