Alex Trebek at the 40. annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., 2013.
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“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek was selected to be a moderate gubernatorial debate later this year in Pennsylvania, the organizers say that what the venerable quiz show is a long-term game Manager a chance to try, in the policy.
The Oct. 1 debate sponsored by the Pennsylvania chamber of business and industry. The chamber invites the democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican gubernatorial nominee to participate in a 45-minute debate.
“Although the candidates the chamber says non-response in the form of questions, share your perspectives on the job creation, tax policy, adequate supervision, and more!” on its website.
The debate will take place during the chamber’s annual dinner, where Trebek, will be the keynote speaker. Organizers said the visit to 1,800 companies and legislative leaders.
“Candidates who do not answer in the form of questions …”
– Pennsylvania chamber of business and industry
The Philadelphia Inquirer first reported details of the Trebek participation. He could not be immediately reached for comment Wednesday by Fox News.
To moderate Trebek was born in Canada, and the host of “Jeopardy!” since 1984, has previously expressed the desire to be a political debate.
“I would not allow the politician answers with a standard,” he said in 2013, according to The hill. “I would like to try the pin, which you do to the bottom, even if I might look bad, it is.”
Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.