Jun 9, 2010 3:13 PM by JUDY LIN
LOS ANGELES (AP)
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown is challenging Republican Meg Whitman to 10 town hall debates.
Brown tossed out his proposal Wednesday, a day after the party faithful selected their nominees in the general election race for California governor.
Speaking to reporters at the Los Angeles Athletic Club, Brown suggested that town hall exchanges would bring variety to a contest that has so far been dominated by scripted television and radio ads.
It's not the first time the former two-term governor has challenged the former eBay CEO. During the state Democratic Party convention earlier this year, Brown suggested a three-way debate with Whitman and her challenger in the GOP primary, state Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner.
Poizner accepted, but Whitman declined.
Whitman's campaign spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS
Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.
Thank you! KSBY.com
36 minutes ago