Election Debates

Election Debates

Election Commission annually hosts the Presidential and Vice-Presidential debates for the Student Government Elections, where the executive candidates are able to debate student issues and address their campaign platform to the student body.

The 2024 Student Government Debates are scheduled in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union as follows:

Vice Presidential Debate – Tuesday, February 6th at 6:00pm

Presidential Debate – Tuesday, February 20th at 6:00pm 

The debate livestreams can be viewed on the Iowa State University Student Government YouTube Channel. You can also watch recordings of these debates through the Student Government YouTube Channel. Please see the Archived Election Debates for past debate livestreams. 

For any special accommodations or questions regarding the debates, please contact the Election Commission with attention to the Debates Chairperson. 

Want to submit a question to the candidates?

More information regarding submitting questions coming soon.

Archived Election Debates

Interested in watching a past Election Debate? These events can be viewed on the Student Government Youtube page or Facebook page are provided below as well. Please email the Election Commission Debates Chairperson for any questions.

To view a playlist of past Student Government debates, click here!