Republican congressional candidates to debate Jan. 15

WICHITA -- The five Republican candidates in the race for the Kansas 4th Congressional District seat will take questions at a public debate to be held Jan. 15 in the Bank of America auditorium at 100 N. Broadway. The event is from 7-8:30 p.m.

Questions for the forum should be submitted to Susan Peters, a news anchor for KAKE, will moderate the forum.

The candidates are state senators Dick Kelsey and Jean Schodorf and businessmen Jim Anderson, Wink Hartman and Mike Pompeo. They are seeking the spot left by Todd Tiahrt, who is running for the U.S. Senate.This is the third in series of forums bringing the Republican candidates together. It is sponsored by the Great American Forum, the Sedgwick County Republican Party and the Wichita State College Republicans.