Saint Anselm College with ABC Television Network will host 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 will partner with Saint Anselm College, Apple News, and ABC-affiliated television station WMUR-TV. The Democratic primary debate takes 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.

 

MEET THE CANDIDATES

Joe Biden Pete Buttigieg Amy Kloubuchar Bernie Sanders 

Tom Steyer Elizabeth Warren Andrew Yang

 

DETAILS

Friday, Feb. 7 – Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
Thomas F. Sullivan Arena

Tickets

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.

Student Opportunities

There are a number of opportunities for Saint Anselm students interested in getting involved. Learn more »

Debate Watch Party

Friday, February 7
NHIOP
See all upcoming events »

ABC Debate Ticket Lottery

Add your name now »
 

 

MEDIA INQUIRIES AND RESOURCES

Tips for the media (PDF)

Credentials

ABC News is handling all media credentialing. The application for credentials closed on Jan. 15.

See all media resources »

Faculty Experts

The college has several faculty and subject matter experts available to speak with reporters about the news of the day. See the full list »

 

LIVE UPDATES

See more live updates »