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Listen and watch: St. Louis Public Radio's Missouri GOP gubernatorial debate on July 6

Join St. Louis Public Radio on July 6 for a live broadcast debate between Missouri GOP gubernatorial candidates.
Susannah Lohr | St. Louis Public Radio.
Join St. Louis Public Radio on July 6 for a live broadcast debate between Missouri GOP gubernatorial candidates.

On July 6, St. Louis Public Radio hosted Missouri's GOP gubernatorial contenders ahead of the August primary so you could hear their stances during a debate. Scroll down to listen to the audio, watch a video of the debate or read our reporters' analysis of the night.

The event was moderated by St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh, with St. Louis Public Radio reporters Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies serving as fellow questioners.

The candidates: John Brunner, Eric Greitens, Catherine Hanaway and Peter Kinder. Learn about each candidate's background here.

Confused about some of the terminology used during the debate? Check out this handy glossary of terms here

This event was broadcast live on 90.7 KWMU, online at stlpublicradio.org, over Facebook Live starting at 7 p.m. on July 6. Public Radio stations across the state of Missouri also broadcast the event. It also airs the following day on St. Louis on the Air

Although the event is past, there are still ways you can join in. Here's how:


Couldn’t make it to the event but want to listen? The event was broadcast live and will be rebroadcast on St. Louis on the Air at noon and 10 p.m. on July 7. You can also listen to the full broadcast online here:


We broadcast the whole debate on Facebook Live here. You can watch the full video below:


St. Louis Public Radio reporter Jo Mannies' analysis: Missouri GOP contenders for governor mince no words during heated debate

"The heightened tensions were notable because, for the most part, the four Republicans agree on most issues. All four repeatedly affirmed their support for gun rights, their opposition to abortion and their vows not to expand Medicaid in Missouri, as sought by the Affordable Care Act."

St. Louis Public Radio reporter Jason Rosenbaum's analysis: On the Trail: Takeaways from a combative and illuminating GOP gubernatorial debate

"While the energetic acrimony was certainly one of the defining characteristics of the debate, there were some surprises from a policy and style standpoint."


If you listen in to the debate at any point, share your insights using the hashtag #mogovdebate.


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Thanks to the 45 peoplewho shared the questions they would like us to ask Missouri GOP gubernatorial candidates through the Public Insight Network. We used your feedback to help inform the questions we asked during the debate on Wednesday.

St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region. St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh and producers Mary Edwards, Alex Heuer and Kelly Moffitt give you the information you need to make informed decisions and stay in touch with our diverse and vibrant St. Louis region. 

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