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TWC News to host Austin mayoral debate Wednesday

Gary Dinges

Time Warner Cable News will host a debate Wednesday featuring Steve Adler and Mike Martinez, the two candidates in Austin’s mayoral runoff.

The hour-long debate will air at 6 p.m., with Time Warner Cable News anchor Paul Brown serving as moderator.

Repeats of the debate are scheduled for noon Nov. 23, 11 a.m. Dec. 2, 7 p.m. Dec. 7 and twice on Dec. 16 – at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

KVUE is also planning a debate that will air Dec. 3 at 11 a.m., with evening news anchors Terri Gruca and Tyler Sieswerda serving as moderators.

Election Day is Dec. 16, with early voting set to run Dec. 1-12.

A poll released this week by the Austin Monitor shows Adler is favored by 56 percent of likely runoff voters, while Martinez was the choice of 35 percent of respondents.