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KTVU hosts California debate

Six of California’s leading gubernatorial candidates -- though not Arnold
Schwarzenegger -- have agreed to participate in a Sept. 3 debate sponsored by
KTVU(TV) San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose and The Contra Costa Times newspaper.

Democrat Cruz Bustamante; Republicans Tom McClintock, Bill Simon and Peter
Ueberroth; Green Party candidate Peter Camejo; and the unaffiliated Arianna
Huffington have agreed to debate.

Candidates qualify for the debate based on their performance in either the
latest general election or in a current KTVU poll.

Voters can submit questions for the candidates at the station’s Web site,, or by emailing