The candidates and their affiliations are Randy Brock, Republican; Dave Eagle, Liberty Union; Cris Ericson, United States Marijuana; Emily Peyton, independent; and Peter Shumlin, Democratic.
Moderator Stewart Ledbetter will include selected questions from the public among those he asks. VPT invites people to call 802-655-8046 up to the day before the debate and follow the prompts to record a question. The question must be one that can be addressed to all of the candidates for the office. VPT is also taking questions by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The other debates in October are: Oct. 11, 8 p.m. -- Vermont Lieutenant Governor; Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. -- U.S. House; Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m. -- U.S. Senate.