Preparations underway for final presidential debate

Clinton, Trump to debate Wednesday night at UNLV

By Kent Justice - Anchor/reporter , Joy Purdy - 5:30, 6:30 & 11 p.m. anchor

Preparations are underway for the third and final presidential debate before Election Day. 

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will debate Wednesday evening at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

Both candidates will be looking to make a game-changing final impression with polls being so close in three swinging states.

Despite all the activity on campus, UNLV Sr. Vice Provost Carl Reiber told News4Jax Tuesday that students were carrying on with their normal activities 

"We have not canceled classes on campus, so there are classes that are going on. A lot of faculty have chosen to do alternate assignments for their students. Many of those assignments have to do with debate-related activities, topics, discussion groups. But a lot of students are on campus, they want to be a part of what's going on, a part of the action," Reiber said. 

News4Jax spoke with Clinton's campaign manager about their focus heading into the debate.

Robby Mook, Clinton for America campaign manager, said they're focusing on key areas -- and Florida is one of them. 

Mook said Wednesday's debate is huge a opportunity for both sides in what he calls the biggest election in history. 

"Unfortunately, the last two debates Donald Trump has come swinging lot of mud. He said a lot of things that aren't true, so she's had to spend some time fact-checking. We don't know which Donald Trump is going to show up. He is famously erratic and temperamental. So that's up to him what he comes to do but Secretary Clinton is going there to talk about what she wants to do to actually help people and make a difference in their lives," Mook said. 

As for Trump, he said he wants to "drain the swamp" in Washington, D.C. 

While speaking to supporters in Colorado Tuesday, Trump proposed reforms to help end what he calls the failures on Capitol Hill. 

"If I'm elected president, I will push for a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on all members of Congress," Trump said. 

The debate starts at 9 p.m. Wednesday and will be aired live on Channel 4 and streamed on

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