Mich. GOP, Dem. gubernatorial candidates debate


The five Republicans and two Democrats running for governor are sharing the stage in a joint debate.

The seven candidates appeared Thursday evening at the Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island.

Republicans participating are Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, Attorney General Mike Cox, state Sen. Tom George, U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra and businessman Rick Snyder. The two Democrats are Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and House Speaker Andy Dillon.

The event is a fundraiser for the chamber's political action committee. Political correspondent Tim Skubick is moderator.

About 1,500 political and business leaders are attending the three-day conference, which began Wednesday.

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