The Results

During College Debate 2016, the students identified the issues that matter most to millennial voters and developed questions reflecting their concerns.

On September 7 they voted on the top six questions, listed below, to be presented to the presidential candidates during the fall debates.

Income Inequality and Economy

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How would you restructure governmental assistance programs for the unemployed or impoverished to obtain self-sufficiency?

Foreign Policy (tie)

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1: What specific circumstances would prompt the United States to use military resources in a foreign country?  How would you utilize the nation’s military resources?

2: How do you plan on supporting Syrian civilians without creating further conflict with other political actors?

Social Justice/ Civil Rights

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What will you do to reduce the recidivism and mass incarceration rates in communities where poverty and violence are prevalent?

Immigration

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What is your plan for aiding the employment of skilled refugees and immigrants in their respective fields?

Education

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How will you ensure quality education to areas of socioeconomic disadvantage both in terms of K-12 and access to higher education?

Delegates culled these six questions from a list of 15 created during the convention.

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