WAUSAU, Wis. (WAOW) — The Democratic and Republican candidates for Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District met in a debate Wednesday evening.
Incumbent Republican Congressman Tom Tiffany was elected to the seat during a special election in May.
Democratic challenger Tricia Zunker currently serves as the Wausau School Board President and a Justice for the Ho-Chunk Nation Supreme Court. She ran against Tiffany in the special election.
The 7th Congressional District covers portions of North-western and Central Wisconsin. It encompasses: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Clark, Douglas, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Vilas, and Washburn counties. Portions of Chippewa, Jackson, Juneau, Monroe, and Wood counties are also in the district.
The district is the largest congressional district in the state geographically.
You can watch the debate here on WAOW.com, our news app, and on our Facebook page.
WAOW-TV will also re-broadcast the debate on Sunday, November 1 from 12:30-1 pm.