Debates for Missouri Governor and Senate candidates will he held this morning at a hotel in Columbia. It will start at 9:30 with the candidates for Governor; incumbent Democrat Jay Nixon, Republican Dave Spence and Libertarian Jim Higgins. The forum for the Senate candidates will get underway at 10:45. Those candidates are incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill, Republican Congressman Todd Akin and Libertarian Jonathan Dine. The debates will be televised by ABC 17 and KY 3. They are part of the 146th Annual Missouri Press Association convention.