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2018 Political Coverage

All 2018 debates will air live on Prairie Public’s television and radio networks, and will also be streamed live online and archivedPrairie Public will report through the election season with ongoing state and national reporting and analysis—including election night coverage—from NPR, PBS, the Prairie Public radio news team, and online at news.prairiepublic.org.

Main Street, on your radio weekdays at 3pm or online anytime, will have extended interviews with all the candidates. 

North Dakota Public Service Commission A 30-minute debate with moderator Matt Olien. Watch it.
Casey Buchmann (D) and Brian Kroshus (R)
Tuesday, September 4, live at 7pm

North Dakota Public Service Commission A 30-minute debate with moderator Dave Thompson. Watch it.
Jean Brandt (D) and Randy Christmann (R)
Thursday, September 6, live at 7pm

North Dakota U.S. House This one-hour debate will be moderated by Dave Thompson. Watch it.
Kelly Armstrong (R) and Mac Schneider (D)
Tuesday, September 11, live at 7pm

North Dakota Secretary of State This 30-minute debate will be moderated by Matt Olien. Watch it.
Rep. Joshua Boschee (D), Sec. of State Al Jaeger (I), and Michael Coachman (I)
Wednesday, September 12, live at 7pm

North Dakota U.S. Senate This one-hour debate will be co-moderated by PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff and Matt Olien.
Rep. Kevin Cramer (R) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D)
Friday, October 5, live at 7pm

Minnesota 7th District Congressional This one-hour debate will be moderated by Matt Olien.
Dave Hughes (R) and Rep. Collin Peterson (D)
Friday, October 19, live at 7pm

These debates are made possible by the financial support of AARP North Dakota.