As part of our commitment to increasing civic engagement and voter participation, the ABU Education Fund regularly hosts debates for local, state, and federal elections.

The ABU Education Fund proudly presents our

2018 Debate Series

General Election Debates

Senate District 8 Debate

Tuesday, September 18 | 7:00 PM
Longview Elementary | Murray, UT

House District 32 Debate

Wednesday, September 19 | 7:00 PM
Lone Peak Elementary | Sandy, UT

House District 8 Debate

Wednesday, October 3 | 7:00 PM
Orion Junior High | Harrisville, UT

Salt Lake County District Attorney Debate

Wednesday, October 3 | 7:00 PM
S.J. Quinney School of Law | Salt Lake City, UT

Utah County
County Attorney Debate

Tuesday, October 9 | 7:00 PM
Utah Valley University | Orem, UT

Primary Election Debates

House District 24 Democratic Primary

Tuesday, May 29 | 6:30 PM
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Senate District 2 Democratic Primary

Wednesday, May 30 | 6:30 PM
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Wasatch County Attorney Republican Primary

Tuesday, June 5 | 6:30 PM
Wasatch Senior Citizens Center

in partnership with

The John R. Park Debate Society is the University of Utah’s national championship-winning competitive speech and debate program. Their programming includes regular issue forums and other community engagement. The Debate Society, founded in 1869, is the University of Utah’s oldest student organization. For more information, visit

The ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice in Utah is focused on prosecutorial and parole reform. Our goals include reducing incarceration rates by 50% and combating racial disparities in the criminal justice system. For more information, visit

The League of Women Voters encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.  Their all-volunteer membership also works to register voters, provide voters with election information through voter guides as well as candidate forums and debates. For more information, visit

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