Indiana Debate Commission: News

Indiana Debate Commission Closes its First Debate of 2012, Thanks Supporters and Volunteers

April 13, 2012—The Indiana Debate Commission wishes to thank the following for support and services provided for the April 11, 2012, U.S. Senate Primary Debate in Indianapolis. Without this extended support, the commission’s efforts would be not possible. WFYI PRODUCTION CREW Kevin Finch Shannon Cagle Pete Kaiser David... [...read more]

Indiana Debate Commission Announces U.S. Senate Primary Debate Details

March 27, 2012—The Indiana Debate Commission’s GOP primary debate with Sen. Richard Lugar and State Treasurer Richard Mourdock will air at 7 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 11, and voters can submit questions on Facebook for the first time. Candidates agreed to the commission’s format and rules with campaign officials signing a... [...read more]

Indiana Debate Commission Hosts U.S. Senate Primary Debate April 11

February 22, 2012—The Indiana Debate Commission will host Sen. Richard Lugar and State Treasurer Richard Mourdock in a Republican primary debate on Wednesday, April 11. The first debate of the year hosted by the commission – and the only primary debate – will be scheduled at the studios of WFYI in Indianapolis. Details on format,... [...read more]

Indiana Debate Commission Announces 2012 Plans for Elections

January 19, 2012—The Indiana Debate Commission is planning up to five political debates this year with an emphasis on U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races. Dates and venues have not yet been selected. However, work is already underway by the board which holds its annual meeting at the end of January. “This is an important election... [...read more]

IDC Thanks for the 2010 Fall Election Season

November 16, 2010—The Indiana Debate Commission wishes to thank the following individuals and organizations for their service in the production and widespread distribution of the fall 2010 debates televised from venues in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Vincennes. Television and Web Production Assistance John Cardenas, WTHR General... [...read more]

Where to Watch and Listen (October 25 Debate)

October 25, 2010—Monday, October 25, U.S. Senate Debate 8 PM Eastern/7 PM Central Note: Please check local listings for accuracy. (Stations will air the debate live unless otherwise indicated. Website links denote online coverage.) TELEVISION Bloomington WTIU-TV, Channel 30 Evansville WNIN-TV, Channel 9 WFIE-TV, Channel... [...read more]

Where to Watch and Listen (October 22 Debate)

October 21, 2010—Friday, October 22, 2010 U.S. Senate Debate 7 PM – 8 PM Eastern Note: Please check local listings for accuracy. (Stations will air the debate live unless otherwise indicated.) TELEVISION Bloomington WTIU-TV, Channel 30 Evansville WNIN-TV, Channel 9 Fort Wayne WFWA-TV, Channel 39 (Originating Station) WPTA-TV,... [...read more]

Free Tickets Now Available for U.S. Senate Debate in Vincennes

October 14, 2010—The Indiana Debate Commission is offering 650 free tickets to the public for the last of its three U.S. Senate debates, which is scheduled at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center at Vincennes University on Monday, October 25. The 8 p.m. (Eastern time) one-hour live broadcast will be moderated by Anne Ryder. Ryder... [...read more]

Free Tickets Now Available for U.S. Senate Debate in Fort Wayne

October 12, 2010—The Indiana Debate Commission is offering 891 free tickets for the second of its three U.S. Senate debates, which is scheduled at the Rhinehart Music Center at the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne campus on Friday, October 22. The 7 p.m. (Eastern time) one-hour live broadcast at the Rhinehart Music... [...read more]

Where to Watch and Listen

October 11, 2010—Monday, October 11, 2010 U.S. Senate Debate 8 PM – 9 PM Eastern Note: Outlets listed plan to carry the debate live unless otherwise indicated. Please check local listings for all. (Asterisk indicates a station that plans on carrying all three debates scheduled for October in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Vincennes,... [...read more]