Daily Camera News: Third-party, independent candidates set to attend CU Boulder debate

(The following was originally published in Daily Camera News.)

Three presidential candidates have confirmed that they will attend a debate at the University of Colorado later this month, but so far the event organizers haven’t heard back from the two major-party candidates — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

The debate, which is being held in Macky Auditorium at 4 p.m. on Oct. 25, will so far feature Darrell Castle, of the Constitution Party; Gloria La Riva, of the Socialist Party, and Rocky De La Fuente, an independent candidate.

Event organizers also still hope Green Party nominee Jill Stein and Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson will attend.

The debate is part of the United We Stand Festival, which brings together “popular, socially-conscious musicians, speakers, authors and cultural leaders to discuss and celebrate the political process,” according to the event website.

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