Alaska’s four candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives debated Wednesday evening.
Newly elected incumbent, Democrat Rep. Mary Peltola, who is serving the remainder of the late Congressman Don Young’s term, is running for a full two-year term in Congress. She shared a stage with former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, fellow Republican businessman Nicholas Begich III, and Libertarian fishing guide Chris Bye.
The one-and-only televised U.S. House debate this election cycle is part of Debate for the State 2022, a partnership between Alaska Public Media, Alaska’s News Source and KTOO. Lori Townsend, Alaska Public Media’s news director, moderated the debate alongside Alaska’s News Source managing editor and anchor Mike Ross.
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Last week, the four candidates for governor met for the first televised debate in the series and sparred over crime, abortion and different visions for the budget.
The third and final debate in the series will see U.S. Senate candidates meet at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The debates were broadcast live statewide on KTUU, KAKM and KTOO 360TV. The debates will also air on Alaska Public Media — KSKA — and the Alaska Public Radio Network.