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Taylor, Nirenberg to face off in mayoral runoff debate

Debate to be livestreamed on KSAT.com from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday

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SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor and District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg will take the stage Tuesday night in a mayoral runoff debate.

The debate, presented by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the KSAT 12 studios.

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KSAT 12 News anchor Steve Spriester will moderate the debate, which will be livestreamed on KSAT.com.

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The debate will include questions from the Hispanic Chamber and KSAT 12, opening statements, closing statements and possibly some questions via social media.

Taylor and Nirenberg earned the right to a runoff after neither candidate received 50 plus 1 percent of the vote in a crowded field of 14 candidates in the May 6 election.

Taylor got 41,788 votes, or 42 percent of the vote, compared to 36,887 votes, or 37 percent of the vote, for Nirenberg.

The runoff election will be held June 10.

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