Kansas’ five gubernatorial candidates will take the stage at Clifford Hope Auditorium in Garden City Thursday for the Southwest Kansas Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Southwest Kansas Gubernatorial Debate.

The debate, open to the public and scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. at the auditorium in Horace Good Middle School, 1412 N. Main St., will feature Democrat candidate Sen. Laura Kelly, Republican candidate Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Independent candidates Greg Orman and Rick Kloos and Libertarian candidate Jeff Caldwell.

The doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and seating is first-come, first-served. Security checks will be conducted by the Garden City Police Department.

For more information, call (620) 276-3264.