DeSantis, Crist to square off in October debate

WPEC, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach, announced Monday it will host a gubernatorial debate Oct. 12 at the Sunrise Theater in Fort Pierce between Gov. Ron DeSantis and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist.

WPEC anchor Liz Quirantes will moderate the event, which will begin at 7 p.m. The event is slated to air and stream live on WEAR in Pensacola and WTWC in Tallahassee, both Sinclair stations, WGFL in Gainesville and WFLA in Tampa and WMBB in Panama City.

The debate will also be streamed on The National Desk’s YouTube Page.