Doors open at 5:45 pm and close at 6:30 pm. No entry permitted after 6:30 pm. Event starts promptly at 7:00 pm.
New date for the debate!
Exactly one week before election day, WLNE-TV ABC 6 will hold and televise a gubernatorial debate featuring the candidates, with the Roger Williams University campus in Bristol as host and Cox Communications as the presenting sponsor. The event will be open to both the RWU community and the general public. Advance registration required.
The debate had originally been scheduled for early September – all ticketholders for the previous date should note that the entire ticket reservation process has started from scratch. All attendees must reserve new tickets for the Oct. 28 date.
Advance registration is required for all attendees. Registration details:
Registration must be completed, in advance, via the web forms below.
Individual registrations must be submitted for every event attendee. If there is more than one person in your group, please submit the registration form multiple times, as needed, with information for each attendee.
Upon submission of the form, registrants will receive a confirmation email. That email will serve as the receipt. Each attendee must print the receipt and bring to the event with a valid photo ID that matches the name on the receipt.
The following items are prohibited at the event:
TICKETS TO THE GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE ARE SOLD OUT AS OF TUESDAY, 10/28 AT 10:30 AM.
Please see the following information on additional viewing options:
The debate will broadcast on WLNE-TV ABC 6 beginning at 7:00 pm.
For those students who have not registered for seats in the Recreation Center but still want to attend in order to earn the half merit point, two overflow locations are available:
No advance registration is required, but any students viewing the debate from these locations must check in with the faculty and staff members on site no later than 6:45 pm and stay for the duration of the debate in order to earn the half merit point.
Faculty, staff and community members are welcome in the overflow spaces as well.