Candidate Debates
1st Congressional District (GOP)
Thursday May 18
(90 minutes)

Skip Brandt
Keith Johnson
Bill Sali
Norm Semanko
Sheila Sorensen
Robert Vasquez
Supt of Public Instruction (GOP)
Wednesday May 17

Steve Casey
Steve Smylie
Tom Luna
Supt of Public Instruction (Dem)
Tuesday May 16

Jana Jones
Bert Marley
Attorney General (GOP)
Wednesday May 10

Myron Dan Gabbert
Lawrence Wasden
Lt. Governor (Dem)
Tuesday May 9

Larry LaRocco
Dan Romero
Governor (GOP)
CANCELLED

Dan Adamson
C.L. 'Butch' Otter

Please vote on  May 23rd!

The Idaho Debates returns in October 2006 with candidate debates for the general election.

For more than two decades, Idaho Public Television has been Idaho's 'station of record' for candidate debates. Beginning Tuesday, May 9, we continue that tradition with debates between statewide candidates in the primary elections.

Candidates were selected for the debates by the League of Women Voters, the Idaho Press Club and Idaho Public Television. Among other criteria, candidates had to show that they had an "active campaign." Lack of evidence of an active campaign, and/or the lack of an opponent, mean that some candidates do not have a debate. You are encouraged to visit the Idaho Secretary of State's website to see the complete list of primary candidates. You can also visit our Election Basics page for links to Idaho political parties, where you can find information on candidates not participating in a debate.

Election day is May 23rd. Polls open at 8:00 a.m. in most locations, 7:00 a.m. in others. Visit our Election Basics page to learn more. And remember, Idaho has same-day voter registration. If you are not registered to vote, just take proof of your address, like a utility bill or rent receipt, and photo identification and cast your ballot. Let your voice be heard. Vote!

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