Las Vegas, Nevada (CNN) - Good morning from the Sands Convention Center at The Venetian, site of the CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate.
After a busy weekend, construction of the debate hall and stage is almost complete, with just a few final touches to go, just in time for tomorrow night's showdown between seven of the major GOP presidential candidates.
Programming note: GOP presidential candidates next face off at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, October 18, in the CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate in Las Vegas, Nevada. Submit your questions for the debate here.