Drake University Iowa Debate Events

On Saturday, Dec. 10th, Drake University is hosting the ABC News/Des Moines Register/Republican Party of Iowa Presidential Debate. While student tickets are limited, there are still several ways that students can get involved in this incredible experience.

Drake University Student Body Straw Poll
All day Saturday via email link

  • Students will receive an email in their inbox linking them to the Straw Poll. They may vote before, during or after the debate. Polls close Saturday, Dec. 10th at 11:59PM.
  • Results will be announced Sunday, Dec. 11th.

Pancakes & Politics
10AM at Olmsted Center

  • Start your Saturday off right! Grab some pancakes and get the opportunity to talk politics with campaign staff, media personalities, and maybe even some special guests… (Hint: Follow @DrakeStuSenate for updates!)

Debate Watching Parties
7PM Doors / 8PM Debate at Meredith 101 & Harvey Ingham 104

  • Didn’t score a ticket to the debate? No worries! Watch the action unfold live with all your friends. Free food will be provided.

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