The Indiana Debate Commission will host two debates in this fall’s general election for the governor’s office. The debates, to be held October 20 and October 27, will include all three candidates on the ballot, incumbent Gov. Eric Holcomb and challengers Woodrow Myers (D) and Donald Rainwater (L).
The nation’s only standing debate commissions met in Cleveland in August 2019 for a two-day summit with select invites to 40 people. The goal of the first-of-its kind event was to analyze past practices with an eye to the future. The Indiana Debate Commission is the oldest of the groups, with Ohio being the youngest. Indiana Debate Commission participants included President Gerry Lanosga and Vice President Elizabeth Bennion. Other delegates came from Washington and Utah.
UPDATE: All 415 public tickets for the October 8 U.S. Senate debate in Westville have been claimed. Details for the debate were announced this morning. For those who cannot attend in person, C-SPAN will be carrying the debate live and the debate commission will stream live. Tickets were also claimed in a similar short window for the second Senate debate scheduled for October 30 in Indianapolis.
UPDATE: All 450 public tickets for the October 30 U.S. Senate debate in Indianapolis have been claimed as of 12:30 p.m. today. “This is not unusual and does reflect the keen interest in this debate coming up,” said Gerry Lanosga, debate commission president. Details for the debate were announced this morning and tickets were all claimed in less than three hours. In the past, the commission has also experienced quick claims on tickets made available either at physical box offices or online. For those who cannot attend in person, C-SPAN will be carrying the debate live and the debate commission will stream live. Tickets were also claimed in a similar short window for a 2016 gubernatorial debate at the University of Southern Indiana.
The Indiana Debate Commission will host two statewide televised debates this fall in one of the nation’s most highly anticipated mid-term elections for Indiana’s U.S. Senate seat.
The Indiana Debate Commission’s April 30 televised U.S. Senate Republican primary debate includes a three-candidate field in what will be the only statewide debate offered live to hundreds of Indiana media outlets.
The Indiana Debate Commission is now accepting questions from Hoosier voters for its April 30 statewide televised debate in the Republican U.S. Senate primary race. In keeping with its mission of “Putting Voters First,” the commission invites Hoosier voters to submit their questions on its revamped website, www.indianadebatecommission.com.
Republican U.S. Senate candidates Mike Braun and Luke Messer have agreed to debate April 30 in a televised statewide event organized by the independent Indiana Debate Commission.