The nation’s only standing debate commissions met in Cleveland in August 2019 for a two-day summit with select invites to 40 people. The goal of the first-of-its kind event was to analyze past practices with an eye to the future. The Indiana Debate Commission is the oldest of the groups, with Ohio being the youngest. Indiana Debate Commission participants included President Gerry Lanosga and Vice President Elizabeth Bennion. Other delegates came from Washington and Utah.
The Indiana Debate Commission wishes to thank the following individuals and organizations. Without their continuing support, the commission’s work to provide extensive coverage of debates with statewide candidates would not be possible.
The Indiana Debate Commission today announced a signed agreement with campaign officials representing the candidates for U.S. Senate confirming two fall debates. Candidates include Republican Richard Mourdock, Democrat Joe Donnelly and Libertarian Andrew Horning.
Indiana’s three gubernatorial candidates have committed to three televised debates this fall through the Indiana Debate Commission. Candidates include Democrat John Gregg, Republican Mike Pence and Libertarian Rupert Boneham.