The second great debate of the week held in Marshalltown

A full house for night number two of the Times Republican political debate at DeJardin Hall on the campus of Marshalltown Community College. Jeff Hutton of the T-R moderated the event. On Tuesday night the focus was on those running for state offices in the area. The House District 72 candidates were there Nathan Wrage and incumbent Dean Fisher, House District 71 candidate Mark Smith who is running unopposed was given time at the dais, and the candidates for Senate District 36 incumbent Steve Sodders and challenger Jeff Edler. A full house witnessed the event for the second straight night. It was a spirited debate, participants took questions, gave rebuttals to answers and also got a chance to ask questions of each other.