NEW YORK (AP) — Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) is the latest Democratic presidential candidate to agree to hold a town hall meeting on Fox News Channel.
The May 19 event will be broadcast live from Claremont, New Hampshire. Fox News Sunday’s Chris Wallace will moderate.
Buttigieg is a Rhodes Scholar and openly gay Afghanistan veteran serving his second term as mayor of South Bend, Indiana.
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He’s risen in polls since launching an exploratory committee in January, thanks largely to his performance in televised interviews, including a March CNN town hall. Buttigieg formally announced his candidacy last week.
Nearly 2.6 million viewers tuned in for a Fox town hall last week with Sen. Bernie Sanders, making it the highest-rated of the election cycle. Sen. Amy Klobuchar will participate in a May 8 town hall.
This story has been corrected to show Klobuchar’s town hall is May 8, not March 8.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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