GOP 1st CD debate April 27, 2018 (copy)

Republican candidates for Congress in Idaho’s 1st District react after their debate ended at the Idaho Public Television studio on April 27, 2018; from left are Luke Malek, David Leroy, Michael Snyder, Russ Fulcher, and Christy Perry.

BOISE — Four statewide political debates have been scheduled in advance of the general election: Rivals for U.S. Senate, Idaho Attorney General, state superintendent of schools and lieutenant governor all will debate on statewide TV as part of the “Idaho Debates,” starting Oct. 3.

The “Idaho Debates” are sponsored by the Idaho Press Club, the League of Women Voters, and Idaho’s public universities and air live statewide on Idaho Public Television.

Gov. Brad Little (FILE)

Gov. Brad Little answers questions from members of the media during a press conference at Ranch Market in Boise on Aug. 23.

Mike Simpson airport presser (FILE)

Congressman Mike Simpson speaks at a press conference at the Boise Airport in this March 25, 2022 file photo.

Russ Fulcher (FILE)

Congressman Russ Fulcher speaks during a lunch and tour of the Syngenta Seeds facility in Nampa earlier this year.

Betsy Z. Russell is the Boise bureau chief and state capitol reporter for the Idaho Press and Adams Publishing Group. Follow her on Twitter at @BetsyZRussell.

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