Five candidates seeking Kentucky’s 1st District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives are debating Thursday night in Madisonville.
The position is being vacated by Republican Ed Whitfield.
Sam Gaskins is the only Democrat in the race after Tom Osborne withdrew his candidacy.
Gaskins will take questions at 6 p.m. followed by the Republican debate.
The candidates debating include Jason Batts, Miles Caughey Jr., James Comer, and Michael Pape.
They’ll take the stage at 7 p.m.
The debates are being held at Byrnes Auditorium at the Madisonville Community College Health Campus.