Debate 2016

Feb. 4, 2016, 10 a.m.

Thank you for your interest in receiving a ticket to the Democratic presidential debate tonight. The excitement was high – several thousand requests – and we wish there was a way to accommodate everyone. Those who received a ticket have been notified. We hope you will watch tonight at 9 p.m. 


Feb. 1, 2016, 4:15 p.m.

UNH is excited to host the Democratic presidential debate this Thursday, Feb. 4, at 9 p.m. in Johnson Theatre. NBC/MSNBC will broadcast the debate, with Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow moderating. 

The university will have access to a very limited number of tickets for the debate. We want to make as many tickets as possible available to UNH students, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in a ticket, please fill out the form below by Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at 3 p.m. Only fill out this form if you are a UNH student, faculty, or staff member. Once we know how many tickets we have, we will conduct a lottery to determine who receives a ticket. This is for one ticket only; no guests. Tickets are non-transferable.

Ticket request form:


Feb. 1, 2016, 8 a.m.

The University of New Hampshire will host a Democratic presidential primary debate Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at 9 p.m. in Johnson Theater. The MSNBC debate will be moderated by Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow. All three Democratic presidential candidates are expected to attend.

As information becomes available it will be posted on this page and shared via social media. Tickets will be limited but university officials are working hard to make as many available for the UNH community as possible.