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CNN and WJXT-TV in Florida partnered to host the nationally televised debate between gubernatorial candidates Charlie Crist (D) and incumbent Gov. Rick Scott (R). The debate was moderated by CNN's Jake Tapper and aired on CNN at 7p.m. (ET). WJXT's anchor and reporter Kent Justice co-moderated the one-hour debate. The debate will re-air on CNN at 11p.m. (ET).
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Transcript from Debate:
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.
ANNOUNCER: Tonight, the final debate in the Florida governor's race. One of the closest, most negative, and most important contests of the year. Republican Rick Scott is fighting to keep his job.
GOV. RICK SCOTT (R), FLORIDA: Let's keep working.
ANNOUNCER: He's a former Tea Party darling backed by the GOP establishment he once ran against.
CHARLIE CRIST (D), FLORIDA GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDIATE: Governor Scott has delivered to the people of this state.
ANNOUNCER: Democrat Charlie Crist is fighting to reclaim his old job.
GOP Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic candidate Charlie Crist tackle the big issues in their final debate.
CNN's Suzanne Malveaux discusses the Florida governor's race between Gov. Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Crist.
CNN’s Evan Perez sat down with Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss Ferguson, national security and Leon Panetta’s recent criticism of President Obama. Holder also took time to reflect on his time as Attorney General and one of the longest serving members of the Obama administration. The interview aired on CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper, 4-5 p.m. E.T.
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Highlights from the interview are available after the jump.
Thirteen days before Florida voters head to the polls to select a new governor, CNN and WJXT-TV in Florida will partner to host a nationally televised debate between gubernatorial candidates Charlie Crist (D) and incumbent Gov. Rick Scott (R).
Beginning at 7p.m. (ET) on October 21, the one-hour debate will be moderated by chief Washington correspondent and anchor Jake Tapper. WJXT-TV anchor and reporter Kent Justice will join Tapper to co-moderate what will be the final debate before Election Day. The debate will re-air on CNN at 11p.m, (ET).
During the broadcast, CNN will invite viewers to react to the candidates with an online focus group tool powered by Microsoft’s Bing Pulse. Following the debate, the online sentiment tracker will reveal Independent, Democrat and Republican reaction, underlining highs and lows and which topics resonated most with viewers—both registered Florida voters and the national audience.
CNN Politics is providing robust coverage of the debates online with a live social stream at CNN.com/Debate and on social media. Engage with CNN Politics on CNNgo @CNNPolitics, Facebook, Vine, Instagram and Tumblr or by using #FLDebate.
There will be no media or public access to the Jacksonville studio for the debate.