Desserts & Debate: Greater Cleveland Caucus Presidential Debate Watch Party

"Historically, debates don't have a huge effect on the outcome of the election." Daniel J. Coffey, Ph.D.
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A Panel Discussion

As the year-long Greater Cleveland Caucus Series concludes, the Cleveland Foundation partners with the Cleveland Young Professional SenateThe City Club of Cleveland, Council on Older Persons (COOP), and ideastream to present a watch party in honor of the first presidential debate of the 2016 general election. Join us for networking, a pre-debate panel discussion analyzing this year’s presidential election, and a live stream of the debate. This nonpartisan, nonpolitical event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Register by clicking the link here.


The pre-debate panel, moderated by ideastream reporter and producer Nick Castele, will feature: 


Daniel J. Coffey, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Fellow,  Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, The University of Akron

Elizabeth McIntyre, Publisher & Editor, Crain's Cleveland Business

Jakiel Sanders, Chair, Governmental Affairs, Cleveland Young Professional Senate


Schedule - Debate Watch Party 

       7:30 p.m. - Doors Open at the Calfee Building 

       7:30 - 8 p.m. - Networking (Desserts & Cash Bar)  

       8 - 9 p.m. - Debate Pre-Analysis

       9 - 10:30 p.m. - Live Stream of Presidential Debate 

       10:30 p.m. - Event Ends



Location: The Calfee Building Lobby

                 1405 East 6th Street

                 Cleveland, OH 44114


We encourage you to walk, bike or take public transit to the event. If you plan to drive, parking is available at cost in the garage adjacent to the Calfee Building at 777 Rockwell Avenue. Enter from East Ninth Street – it's the second garage on the right.

Sponsored by:

Cleveland Foundation

In partnership with:

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