Mid-Coast Young Republicans will host a Republican Gubernatorial Debate on Thursday, March 11 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of Medomak Valley High School on Manktown Road in Waldoboro. The moderator for the evening’s debate will be Ray Richardson, radio co-host of WLOB 95.5.

The 2010 Republican candidates confirmed for the debate are Steve Abbot, Bill Beardsley, Matt Jacobson, Peter Mills, Paul LePage, Les Otten and Bruce Poliquin. Midcoast residents are invited to send debate questions to midcoastyr@gmail.com by March 10.

Mid-Coast Young Republicans encourages area residents to attend the debate and learn more about the gubernatorial candidates and their campaign for the June 8 primary. For more information on the debate or Mid-Coast Young Republicans, call Zach Reed at 975-9018.