Goodhue County Republicans are hosting a debate for 2nd District candidates on Feb. 8 in Cannon Falls.
All six Republican congressional candidates have been invited to attend the debate. Those running for the GOP endorsement are John Howe, David Gerson, Darlene Miller, Pam Myra, Jason Lewis and David Benson-Staebler.
2nd District GOP Rep. John Kline announced in September that he would not seek re-election in 2016.
The event will be in Cannon Falls High School's auditorium. It kicks off at 6 p.m. with a chance to meet the candidates. From 6:45 p.m.to 7 p.m., local candidates will address the crowd. The 2nd District debate will be from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. A straw poll will follow the debate. The party is suggesting attendees pay a $5 donation.
Voters are encouraged to submit debate questions to the party via its website.
Democrat Angie Craig is also running for the seat.