Strafford County Republican Women and the University of New Hampshire College Republicans to Co-Host Lincoln Douglas Debate between Huckabee and Thompson

Stratham , NH – The Strafford County RepublicanWomen and The University of New Hampshire College Republicans are pleased to announce that Governor Mike Huckabee has agreed to participate in a Lincoln-Douglas Debate with Senator Fred Thompson.

At the Seacoast Republican Women Annual Chili Fest, Senator Thompsonwas invited to participate in the debate and both groups are now waiting for confirmation from the campaign.

On Fox News Channel’s Hannity and Colmes program, Senator Thompson indicated his preference for a Lincoln Douglas style debate. On Friday, September 8, Governor Mike Huckabee accepted Senator Thompson’s invitation and suggested that New Hampshire be the location for the first debate.

“This debate will be a great opportunity for both candidates to present their views on issues such as education and health care and we are looking forward to hosting that debate,” said Lindsay Jackson, Treasurer of the University of New Hampshire College Republicans.