Raul Ruiz+Brian Nestande

Congressman Raul Ruiz left. Assemblyman Brian Nestande right.

BY JEFF HORSEMAN / STAFF WRITER
Published: Sept. 23, 2014 1:22 p.m.

Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, and Republican challenger Brian Nestande will participate in a televised debate at 6 p.m. on Oct. 5.

Ruiz and Nestande, a Palm Desert assemblyman, are running in the 36th Congressional District, which includes the Pass, Hemet and San Jacinto.

The debate can be viewed at www.mydesert.com as well as on KESQ Channel 3 and CBS Local 2.