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Special Debate Coverage

Regional, state, and national debates to appear on air through October.

As we move deeper into the election season, a critical time for news, we’ll be bringing you a number of debates involving candidates on regional, state, and national ballots.

Following are the dates and times of this special October programming. All debates will air live and on the WFIU main channel except where noted:

Wednesday, October 3, 9 to 11 p.m.
First Presidential Debate
Barack Obama (D), Mitt Romney (R)

Wednesday, October 10, 7 to 8 p.m.
First Indiana Gubernatorial Debate
Mike Pence (R), John Gregg (D), Rupert Boneham (L)

Thursday, October 11, 9 to 11 p.m.
Vice Presidential Debate
Joe Biden (D), Paul Ryan (R)

Monday, October 15, 7 to 8 p.m.
First Indiana Senatorial Debate
Richard Mourdock (R), Joe Donnelly (D)

Tuesday, October 16, 9 to 11 p.m.
Second Presidential Debate
Barack Obama (D), Mitt Romney (R)

Wednesday, October 17, 7 to 8 p.m.
Second Indiana Gubernatorial Debate
Mike Pence (R), John Gregg (D), Rupert Boneham (L)

Thursday, October 18, 8 to 8:30 p.m.
Indiana District 60 Debate (tentative)
Peggy Welch (D), Peggy Mayfield (R)

Monday, October 22, 9 to 11 p.m.
Third Presidential Debate
Barack Obama (D), Mitt Romney (R)

Tuesday, October 23, 7 to 8 p.m. (live, WFIU HD2); 11 p.m. to midnight (delayed, WFIU)
Second Indiana Senatorial Debate
Richard Mourdock (R), Joe Donnelly (D)

Thursday, October 25, 7 to 8 p.m. (live, WFIU HD2); 10 to 11 p.m. (delayed, WFIU)*
Third Indiana Gubernatorial Debate
Mike Pence (R), John Gregg (D), Rupert Boneham (L)
*Other promotional materials from WFIU might note a different date and/or time. We regret the error. 

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