WATCH LIVE: Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams go toe-to-toe in first debate
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams are set to spar in their first televised debate of the midterm election cycle.
The high-stakes showdown comes the same day early voting in Georgia commenced. It is the first of two scheduled debates in the heated electoral showdown, with the second slated for Oct. 30.
BRIAN KEMP AND STACEY ABRAMS TO SQUARE OFF IN FIRST DEBATE AS EARLY VOTING BEGINS
Kemp holds a lead in most polling over Abrams, raising the stakes for her heading into the verbal matchup. Abrams trails by about 5 points in the latest RealClearPolitics polling aggregate.
Topics such as abortion, election integrity, inflation, and more are expected to take center stage in the debate.