Why do we care about this debate so much?
The nine Regents have been majority Republican for over 40 years. In the upcoming election in November, there is an opportunity to flip the majority to Democrat if the voters choose Ilana Spiegel. diversifyCUnow wants to hear from both candidates about where they stand on a lot of things, but most of all how they plan to center themselves around antiracism.
The debate on Monday 10/5 is for the 6th Congressional District, encompasses a wide swath of the north, east and south Denver area. Republican Richard Murray and Democrat Ilana Spiegel are the major-party candidates vying for the seat being vacated by Republican John Carson. John was elected in 2014 and is not seeking a second term on the board.