Mayor Not Present at Mayoral Debate

By: Jeremy Ross
By: Jeremy Ross

The final televised Lansing mayoral debate before the August 2 primary fails to include the incumbent, Mayor Tony Benavides.

Mayor Benevides declined the invitation to debate, citing a "Fairness issue."

His campaign claims News Ten hosted a debate in 2003, and this time he wanted to debate on another channel.

That's not the case. News Ten merely carried the broadcast signal of a debate hosted by WKAR-TV.

WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 1748882 -
Gray Television, Inc.