Saint Anselm College with ABC Television Network hosted the only head-to-head presidential primary debate in New Hampshire for the Democratic Party on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020 in the Thomas F. Sullivan Arena.
ABC partnered with Saint Anselm College, Apple News, and ABC-affiliated television station WMUR-TV. The Democratic primary debate took place just days ahead of the state's first-in-the-nation primary election on February 11, 2020.
For over 60 years, Saint Anselm College has been welcoming candidates for the United States Presidency. Every four years, Saint Anselm College becomes a hub for political activity ahead of New Hampshire’s presidential primary. Home to the New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP), a must-stop on the campaign trail for all major contenders for the White House, Saint Anselm has a rich history of hosting debates and presidential primary events.
INSIDE THE DEBATE
On February 7, 2020, the nation's eyes were on Saint Anselm College as it hosted the democratic debate featuring candidates for president. See more »
MEET THE CANDIDATES
Friday, Feb. 7 – Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
Thomas F. Sullivan Arena
There are a limited number of tickets available for the Saint Anselm College community. Others interested in attending the debate should check the Democratic National Committee (DNC) website.
There are a number of opportunities for Saint Anselm students interested in getting involved. Learn more »
Debate Watch Party
Friday, February 7
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ABC Debate Ticket Lottery
MEDIA INQUIRIES AND RESOURCES
ABC News is handling all media credentialing. The application for credentials closed on Jan. 15.
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