U.S. House of Representatives Debate to Be Held at SUU

Published: July 14, 2022 | Read Time: 2 minutes

Hunter Alumni Center at SUUWhat: The Utah Debate Commission, in conjunction with the Southern Utah University Micheal O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service, will host the U.S. House of Representatives Congressional District 2 general election debate at 6:00 pm on Friday, October 14, 2022. The debate will be broadcast live on all Utah television stations as well as streamed on media outlets and by SUU.

When: Friday, October 14, 2022 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Where: The Auditorium at SUU. The debate will be broadcast live on all Utah television stations as well as streamed on media outlets and by SUU.

Who: U.S. House District 2 candidates as qualified by the Utah Debate Commission.

About: The Utah Debate Commission is Utah’s premiere debate venue created in 2013 by media representatives, academic institutions, community leaders, and senior political figures in Utah. It is a consortium of state higher education institutions, media organizations, and business and civic leaders dedicated to creating an independent and nonpartisan system of public debates. The Commission is looked to as an example by other states as one of only four debate commissions of its kind in the United States.

“Southern Utah University looks forward to welcoming the Utah Debate Commission back to campus for the U.S. House of Representatives debate this October,” said Dr. Jared Tippets, SUU Vice President for Student Affairs. “The Commission’s partnership with state institutions of higher education provides one-of-a-kind educational opportunities for our students and is essential to our mission of lifelong civic engagement.”

The Micheal O. LeavittCenter for Politics and Public Service is an interdisciplinary hub for leadership opportunities, experiential learning, citizenship education, humanitarian service and public policy research. This non-partisan center works to disseminate political information and spark debate about the ever-changing work of politics and issues that have an impact on the people of Utah and our nation.

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