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Four candidates in the Toledo mayoral race will face off in a live debate Wednesday night at 7:00.  Each candidate will take questions from a panel including 13abc Action News anchor Lee Conklin, 13abc political reporter Bill Hormann and politics writer Tom Troy of The Blade.  13abc anchor Diane Larson will moderate the discussion.

The debate will include Incumbent Mayor Mike Bell (I), Toledo city councilman D. Michael Collins (I),  Lucas County auditor Anita Lopez (D) and Toledo councilman Joe McNamara (D).  All four candidates will appear on the Sept. 10 ballot.  Also on the ballot, Opal Covey (R), Alan Cox (I), certified write-in candidate Donald Gozdowski and Michael Konwinski (L).  The top two vote-getters will face off in November.  

13abc will air the debate on television and also stream it live on 13abc.com from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  The debate will also feature scrolling viewer comments from Twitter using #13abcDebate.

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