The Last Stop

On the road to Election Day
will take place in Las Vegas.

Let Freedom Ring

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced that #UNLVegasdebate2016 will take place October 19, 2016 at the Thomas & Mack Center on the UNLV campus, less than three weeks before voters elect the next president of the United States. Las Vegas is the perfect venue to take center stage for the candidates’ last chance to discuss the issues prior to the general election.

Let Freedom Ring
Frequently Asked Questions

When and where will the debate be held?

The presidential debate will be held on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016. It will take place in UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center. It is the final presidential debate taking place prior to the 2016 general election.

Who can attend the debate?

The Commission on Presidential Debates manages all aspects of the debate, including number of attendees and ticket allocation. The number of attendees will depend on format and production needs.

How can I volunteer to help with the debate?

The debate will be a great experience for Las Vegans to participate in the debate activities.  All volunteer opportunities will be decided at a later date and all volunteers will have to complete and pass the application process. *Please note: the volunteer application is now closed.

I'm a member of the media. How can I apply for a credential to cover the debate?

Media credentials will be issued by the Commission on Presidential Debates. For inquiries, please contact the Commission on Presidential Debates at or by phone at 202-872-1020.

Isn't the Thomas & Mack Center under construction?

Construction on the Thomas & Mack Center is expected to be completed by the first half of 2016 and should not affect the event.
Ticket Information

Tickets are not available to the general public. Please check back periodically for updated information on how you can become a sponsor, or for other ways to take part in UNLV Debate 2016 in Las Vegas.

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