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American Democracy Project to host presidential debate series

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Illinois State University’s American Democracy Project will host a screening of the first presidential debate in Schroeder 130 on Wednesday, October 3, from 7-10:30 p.m.

The debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney will focus on the future of domestic policy.

The screening will be the first of four debate screenings. Illinois State University’s American Democracy Project will also host screenings of the presidential debates on Oct. 11, Oct. 16 and Oct. 22.

The American Democracy Project is dedicated to educating students on responsible civic and political engagement. Illinois State was selected along with 10 other campuses nationwide as model political engagement institutions by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) in 2006 and received the national Program of Excellence Award for Political Engagement in 2011.

For more information about the Presidential debate series, please contact Jon Greenstein at For more information about Illinois State’s American Democracy Project or School of Communication, please contact Dr. Steve Hunt:, or visit Illinois State’s ADP website at