NEC’s College Convention to host First Presidential Primary Democratic Debate | New England College

NEC’s College Convention to host First Presidential Primary Democratic Debate

December 21, 2023
Jill Biden at NEC

SiriusXM to broadcast Dean Phillips, Marianne Williamson Debate

New England College will host the first Democratic presidential debate between two qualified candidates registered on the New Hampshire ballot during College Convention 2024.

Dean Phillips

Dean Phillips and Marianne Williamson will take part in the debate from 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. on Monday, January 8, 2024. The debate will air on SiriusXM’s P.O.T.U.S. Channel 124 at 7:00 p.m.

Marianne Williamson

College Convention will be held January 7–9 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Manchester, N.H., and tickets are available for members of the public who wish to attend.

Information about College Convention January 7–9, 2024, can be found at

This event hosted by New England College gives the next generation of voters the opportunity to get up close and personal with New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary process.

Every four years, College Convention brings together civic-minded high school and college students from around New Hampshire and across the country for three days of candidate interaction, educational sessions, and social events that highlight the election cycle and the art of political campaigning.

Registration costs just $50 for the full convention or $25 for one day. Members of the public wishing to attend the debate should purchase a one-day ticket. Students in attendance are eligible to receive college course credit from New England College, and needs-based and group discounts are available by request.


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