Neither the Republican nor the Democratic Party has committed to attending.
The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) on Nov. 20 unveiled four colleges and universities that will host the presidential and vice presidential debates for the general elections next fall.
The first presidential debate will take place at Texas State University at San Marcos on Sept. 16, 2024. The chancellor of the Texas State University System, Brian McCall, said the campus is the only Texas college to claim a U.S. president—Lyndon B. Johnson—as an alumnus.
“It’s fitting that the only university in Texas to graduate a U.S. president will be the first university in Texas to host a presidential debate,” Mr. McCall said in a statement.
“This is an exciting time at Texas State, and we can’t wait to showcase our great university before a global audience.”
Lafayette College, a private liberal arts college in eastern Pennsylvania, will host the first and only debate between vice presidential candidates on Sept. 25.
“It is a tremendous honor to host a vice presidential debate,” said Nicole Hurd, Lafayette College’s president. “We are delighted to open our campus for this important part of our…
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