Utah Debate Commission

Why the vice presidential debate matters to Utah

On Oct. 7, 2020, the vice presidential candidates will take the stage at Kingsbury Hall on the University of Utah campus.


Volunteer opportunities during the vice presidential debate

The Debate Steering Committee at the University of Utah is looking for engaged volunteers to assist with this once in a lifetime opportunity.


Vice Presidential Debate virtual media day

Officials provided planning updates to Utah media for the October debate.


Vice presidential debate planning gears up

National debate at Kingsbury Hall will proceed as scheduled on Oct. 7, but size and scope will be scaled back.


University of Utah to host 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the University of Utah has been selected to host the vice presidential debate on Oct. 7, 2020, at Kingsbury Hall. This is the first time a national debate will be hosted in Utah.


The White House

2020 presidential debate bid

Together, the Utah Debate Commission and the University of Utah are applying to host a presidential debate in 2020.