With the primary election coming up on Tuesday, the candidates for the Republican nomination for the 15th Congressional District will hold their only debate today at noon. The Debate will be here at the WKRV-WPMB Studios at noon today between Congressman John Shimkus and State Senator Kyle McCarter. The two will face off in Tuesday’s primary election, with the winner gaining the Republican nomination. Shimkus is the incumbent, running for his 11th term in Congress. McCarter is the challenger, as he has served as the State Senator for the area (the 54th district) since 2009. The event is scheduled to be about one hour long. We will carry the event live on both WKRV and WPMB, it will be available streaming at www.vandaliaradio.com and also available on the iGO Radio App.