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Why is Pacific hosting this debate?

Pacific views hosting this debate as an extension of our mission to educate students and improve the quality of life in the regions we serve. The university recognizes this event as a tremendous opportunity to engage both students and the community in the electoral process, as well as to showcase the importance and relevance of Stockton and the greater San Joaquin Valley in the state’s economic and political landscapes.

When and where will the debate be held?

The U.S. Senate debate will be held at 6 p.m. PDT on Monday, April 25, 2016. It will take place in the ballroom of the DeRosa University Center at University of the Pacific. It will be broadcast live on KCRA 3 and live-streamed.

Are tickets available? Who will get to attend the debate?

Seats for the live debate have all been allocated, but we encourage those interested in the debate to explore the many other options available for watching it. Watch parties are planned at our campuses in Stockton, Sacramento and San Francisco. The debate will be live streamed, with social media commentary. And the debate will be carried live by KCRA 3 and its partner stations, KSBW Action News 8 in Monterey; NBC Bay Area, serving San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose; and 10News San Diego. My 13 KCOP in Los Angeles will air the broadcast at 8:00-9:30 pm Monday.

Where else can I watch the debate?

Debate watch parties will be held on Pacific's Stockton, Sacramento and San Francisco campuses, and the debate will be televised on KCRA 3 and live-streamed. KCRA 3 partner stations, KSBW Action News 8 in Monterey; NBC Bay Area, serving San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose; and 10News San Diego. My 13 KCOP in Los Angeles will air the broadcast at 8:00-9:30 pm Monday. Information about watch parties can be found on the events and activities page.

Are there other events related to the debate happening on campus?

Yes, there will be a number of related events leading up to the debate. Information about these events can be found on the events and activities page.

How do I register to vote in the upcoming election?

If you are a California resident, you can register to vote online here. If you are not a California resident, you can find information about registering to vote here.

Is there a hashtag for the debate?

Use #CASenDebate to have your posts show up on the social media feed on our social media page.