DETROIT – Local 4 hosted a gubernatorial debate between candidates Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday night in Detroit.
Kimberly Gill and Devin Scillian moderated the event at the Local 4 studios in Downtown Detroit. It's the only Metro Detroit debate in which the candidates will participate.
The debate started at 8 p.m. on Wednesday night. You can watch it through the video player above.
After the debate a post-debate show with Jason Carr was held.
Schuette, the state's attorney general, is the Republican candidate for governor. His running mate is Lisa Posthumus Lyons.
Whitmer, a former legislative leader, is the Democratic candidate for governor. Her running mate is Garlin Gilchrist II.
A WDIV/Detroit News poll released in early October showed a double-digit lead remained for Whitmer. Whitmer held a 13.7 percent lead over Schuette in early September. In early October she held an 11.6 percent lead over Schuette, according to the latest poll results.