The Arizona Citizens Clean Election Commission debate between John Huppenthal and Penny Kotterman for Superintendent of Public Instruction will be held on September 15 on Horizon KAET Channel 8 at 7 p.m. It will hopefully be online their website shortly thereafter at http://www.azpbs.org/vote2010/. Online right now are the Gubernatorial and Treasurer televised debates.
Alternatively, the debate video will be online within 72 hours at the Citizens Clean Election Commission website: http://www.azcleanelections.gov/home.aspx. According to their website, Huppenthal is participating in “clean” elections (so this debate is mandatory for him), Kotterman is running traditionally.
John Huppenthal, Republican, State Senator (LD 20) who chairs the Senate’s Education Committee, www.johnhuppenthal.com.
Huppenthal graduated from Salpointe Catholic High School (private) in Tucson, then earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northern Arizona University, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University.
Penny Kotterman, Democrat, Former teacher, and former President of the Arizona Education Association (AEA), www.pennykotterman.com. Currently she is the Associate Director of New Programs and Policy at the Arizona K-12 Center in Phoenix. She grew up in Illinois, got her B.S. in Special Education at Western Illinois University, and her M.S. in Education Administration from Illinois State University.
Current Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne is termed out, and is the Republican nominee for Arizona Attorney General.
9/16/10 UPDATE: video online now, click here.