Four gubernatorial candidates — Moderate Ken Block, Democrat Frank Caprio, Independent Lincoln Chafee, and Republican John Robitaille — will take part in a debate Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, on the Brown campus. The Taubman Center for Public Policy will host; Taubman Director Marion Orr will moderate.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Four candidates for Rhode Island Governor — Moderate Ken Block, former state party chair; Democrat Frank Caprio, general treasurer; Independent Lincoln Chafee, former U.S. Senator; and Republican John Robitaille, former gubernatorial aide — will engage in a public debate at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, in the Salomon Center for teaching, De Ciccio Family Auditorium, on the Brown University campus.

The debate is hosted by the University’s A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions. Marion Orr, professor of political science and director of the Taubman Center, will moderate the debate.

Editors: Space will be reserved for media but seating and camera positions are limited. Please contact Courtney Anderson in Brown’s Office of Media Relations by e-mail or by phone (401-863-2476) to reserve space.

See news release for additional information.

Gubernatorial debate

Who:
Moderate Ken Block, former state party chair;
Democrat Frank Caprio, general treasurer;
Independent Lincoln Chafee, former U.S. Senator;
Republican John Robitaille, former gubernatorial aide
Marion Orr, professor of political science and director of the Taubman Center, moderator

What:
Debate among four candidates for governor of Rhode Island, sponsored by the Taubman Center for Public Policy

When:
7 pm. Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010

Where:
Salomon Center for teaching, De Ciccio Family Auditorium
The College Green, Brown University

Contact:
Courtney Anderson, Office of Media Relations
Courtney_Anderson@brown.edu
(401-863-2476)