RPOF Chairman Lenny Curry is pleased to announce that the University of North Florida in Jacksonville will serve as the venue for the Jauary 26th Republican Presidential Debate.
The debate is co-sponsored by RPOF and Hispanic Leadership Network and will air internationally on CNN.
“This is a great event for Jacksonville and for UNF,” Curry said. “This venue will highlight how important Jacksonville and the First Coast region are to Florida and the nation by hosting a debate that includes our next president.”
The debate is expected to be the final televised debate before Florida Republicans head to the polls on January 31. Floridians are reminded that anyone who registers as a Republican on or before January 3rd can vote in the Republican Presidential Preference Primary.
The Republican Party of Florida is proud to welcome the Hispanic Leadership Network as a co-sponsor for the January 26 Republican Presidential Debate that it is co-hosting with CNN. The debate will air live domestically on CNN and CNN en Español.
The Hispanic Leadership Network’s Inspiring Action conference in Miami will play an integral role in serving as CNN’s main remote location for the January 26th Jacksonville Debate. The two day conference kicks off with the live televised presidential debate and demonstrates the important role that Florida’s Hispanic communities will play in 2012 and in the larger national policy debate over the direction of our country.
“The Presidential debate, just days before the January 31 primary, will present a great opportunity for our candidates to make their case to Florida’s Republicans,” explained Chairman Lenny Curry. “We wanted Florida Latinos to join the conversation, and this partnership with the Hispanic Leadership Network allows it to happen.”
“Hispanics and Republicans naturally share many of the same core values,” said Governor Jeb Bush, who serves as the Hispanic Leadership Network Conference Co-Chair. “This debate is an opportunity for Hispanic voters to hear from the candidates on the issues that will shape the future of our country.”
“The Hispanic Leadership Network looks forward to partnering with CNN and the Republican Party of Florida as co-host of the Republican presidential debate in Florida,” said Jennifer Sevilla-Korn, Hispanic Leadership Network Executive Director. “With over 4.2 million Hispanic Americans in the state, many are acutely concerned with the candidates’ positions on center-right issues of importance to the community. Co-hosting this debate as part of our ‘Inspiring Action’ Conference will provide the Hispanic community a direct line to the presidential hopefuls on center-right issues.”
The Hispanic Leadership Network is an advocacy action group focused on engaging the Hispanic community on center-right policies based on the principles of freedom, limited government and individual empowerment. HLN is hosting the Inspiring Action conference in Miami, Florida on January 26 and 27th for Hispanic advocates whose goal is to restore opportunity and prosperity in America.
CNN, Republican Party of Florida to Produce Key Primary Debate
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