Flashpoint 10/7/18: 8th Congressional District candidates Elissa Slotkin and Mike Bishop debate

Slotkin and Bishop are squaring off in one of Michigan's hottest races

DETROITHere is what you missed on Sunday's edition of Flashpoint:

We are only four weeks away from Election Day. 

Republican Mike Bishop and Democrat Elissa Slotkin will square-off against each other in the race for Michigan's 8th Congressional District. It is one of the most closely watched congressional races in the state. 

Both candidates came face to face on Flashpoint Sunday and discussed key issues. 

The 8th Congressional District of Michigan has been represented by Bishop. He is seeking his third term in that seat. Slotkin is a Michigan native who spent the last 15 years in the US intelligence and military communities.

We hope to help in your quest to be an informed voter. Make sure you are a part of the Flashpoint family on Facebook as we work to understand the issues and personalities driving Decision 2018. 

Segment 1:

  • Republican Mike Bishop and Democrat Elissa Slotkin come face to face on Flashpoint.

Segment 2: 

  • 8th Congressional District candidates Elissa Slotkin and Mike Bishop discuss key issues 

Segment 3

  • Devin Scillian wraps up this edition of Flashpoint

Flashpoint is hosted by WDIV Local 4 anchor Devin Scillian. Watch Flashpoint on WDIV at 10 a.m. on Sundays.

About the Authors:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.

Natasha Dado is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit.