Earlier this year, Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley revealed the third Republican presidential debate of the campaign would be held in Alabama.

Last week, Wisconsin hosted the first debate, and the second debate will be next month at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif.

However, no official announcement has been made by the Republican National Committee (RNC) about the third debate.

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5, Alabama Republican Party chairman John Wahl said an Alabama-hosted debate was still a "possibility."

He mentioned that the ideal time for the debate would come in the fall.

"That's a great question," he said. "I am very excited about even the possibility of it. And, of course, that is an RNC decision. You know, it would be an RNC debate. It would be the first time in Alabama history that we had an official televised RNC televised debate. It's something that I have been advocating for as chairman and working on and talking with members here for over a year now. And I'm very excited about the possibility and the fact that it looks like it is headed in a good direction. I hope they're able to get things nailed down and work it out where Alabama can have our first primary happen."

"I would like to see it happen in the fall, and I think that is a definite possibility," Wahl added.

Jeff Poor is the editor in chief of 1819 News and host of "The Jeff Poor Show," heard Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon on Mobile's FM Talk 106.5. To connect or comment, email jeff.poor@1819News.com or follow him on Twitter @jeff_poor.

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