Here in Utah, the Vice Presidential Debate takes place later this evening. The debate is between current Vice President Mike Pence and VP Hopeful Senator Kamala Harris. I’ve outlined everything you need to know about the upcoming debate later this evening including the date, (tonight), their meeting will take place at 7:00 pm MST and the event will be aired uninterrupted without any commercial breaks. The debate will last 90 minutes.
The event will take place at the University of Utah’s infamous Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. This beautiful icon of architecture was designed by Edward 0. Anderson and Lorenzo S. Young and Utahans take deep pride in this buildings history.
Mike Pence serves as the 48th and is currently the Vice President of the United States of America. He is a former U.S. Congressman and Governor of the State of Indiana. Mike Pence graduated with a J.D. from University McKinney School of Law in 1986 and began his politic career as a precinct committeeman for the Marion County Republican Party. eventually moving on to being a conservative talk show host in the 1990’s.
Kamala Harris serves as a United States Senator for California. She was sworn into office in 2017, and is notably the second African-American woman and first South Asian-American senator in history. She also was elected as the first African-American and first woman to serve as California’s Attorney General. Kamala Harris received an undergraduate degree from Howard University and a law degree from the University of California, Hastings.
Susan Page is the moderator of the Vice Presidential Debate. As the USA TODAY’s Washington Bureau chief Page first became a White House correspondent for USA TODAY in 1995. And from her day in Long Island, New York covering beat reporting to covering President Reagans reelection, Susan Page has the experience needed for such a crucial event in American politics.
Safety has certainly become a major topic of discussion in the past week since the ill-timed (no pun intended) fate of the presidents positive test result for COVID 19. The candidates will stand 12 feet apart and plexiglass barriers were installed for precautionary matters.
The Presidential election takes place on Tuesday November 3rd, 2020. Are you registered to vote? The registration deadline and last day to register to vote in Utah is October 23rd, 2020. You can register to vote online at the Utah.gov website.