WATCH: Whitmer, Schuette hold final debate in Michigan governor's race

Debate began at 8 p.m. on Local 4

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.

READ: ClickOnDetroit's guide to the 2018 Michigan General Election

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. 

VIEW: Whitmer keeps double-digit lead on Schuette in Michigan governor's race

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