Candidates in two contested political races debated in Mercer this month.
The debate is between candidates for the 25th Senate District, Republican Dane Deutsch of Rice Lake and Democrat Janet Bewley of Ashland.
It also features candidates for the 74th Assembly Seat, Democrat Beth Meyers of Bayfield and Republican Jamie Francis of Hurley.
The debate was organized by the Iron County Citizens Forum and the Mercer Public Library. Audience members submitted questions which were read by the moderator, Will Andresen from Iron County UW Extension.