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WATCH LIVE: Gov. Abbott, Lupe Valdez face off in first, only debate

KSAT 12 will be part of the panel asking questions in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas – Republican incumbent Texas Gov. Greg Abbott debated his Democratic challenger, former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, Friday night in Austin.

The hour-long gubernatorial debate was held at the LBJ Presidential Library on the University of Texas campus. This will be their only debate.

The two answered questions on a number of important local and regional issues, including property taxes, school safety and immigration.

A panel of Texas broadcast journalists, including KSAT 12's Steve Spriester, asked questions. 

To see the full debate, click on the video in the player above. 

WATCH: Here's a wrap-up of what happened at the debate:


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