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What's At Stake In First DeWine-Cordray Debate?

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Jay LaPrete
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AP (file photos)
Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine, meet Wednesday night in Dayton for their first of three scheduled debates in the race for Ohio governor.

The two major party candidates for Ohio governor, Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine, meet Wednesday night in Dayton for their first of three scheduled debates before the Nov. 6 election.

Polling shows a race that is now a dead heat. How much does each candidate have at stake in this first debate?

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson spoke with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik about the debate and the race in general. Listen below, and tune in to 91.7 WVXU or 88.5 WMUB starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday night to hear the debate between the two candidates.