Ann Wagner and Ed Martin, Republican candidates for the U.S. Representative 2nd District, will debate at 6 p.m. Monday at in O'Fallon. The debate will be blogged on Creve Coeur Patch live by Patch Editor Joe Scott and Brian Flinchpaugh.
The Lewis and Clark Pachyderms of Western St. Charles County host the event.
There will be opportunity for readers to comment live.
The on a wide variety of topics, from health care, the federal budget deficit, private and public sector unions to immigration and Social Security.
No Democrat has formally declared candidacy, but speculation has centered on U.S. Rep. Russ Carnahan. So far, Carnahan has been the odd man out after Missouri lost a congressional seat through redistricting.
However, Democrats are challenging the redistricting process in a lawsuit, which states that the districts were gerrymandered.