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Tiffany and Ausman to debate at Lakeland Union High School

Lakeland Union High School
Erin Gottsacker
Lakeland Union High School

U.S. Republican Representative Tom Tiffany will debate his democratic challenger, Dick Ausman, at Lakeland Union High School on Tuesday, October 4, at 7 p.m.

The debate is open to the public. It is scheduled for 90 minutes.

If you cannot attend the debate, LUHS is livestreaming it on its YouTube page. WXPR will also air a recording Wednesday, October 4th at noon.

Tiffany is running for reelection after serving his first term in Congress. The Republican grew up on a dairy farm near Elmwood, Wisconsin and previously served in the Wisconsin State Assembly and State Senate.

Democratic candidate Ausman is running for his first election. The former publishing executive lives in Lac du Flambeau, and grew up near Merrill.

The two candidates are competing for a chance to run Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District, which covers 26 counties, including Oneida, Vilas, Forest, Florence, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, and Price counties.

The General Election is Tuesday, November 8.

Erin Gottsacker worked at WXPR as a Morning Edition host and reporter from December 2020 to January 2023. During her time at the station, Erin reported on the issues that matter most in the Northwoods.
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