History of the Pat Brown Institute’s Debate Program


In 2013, the Pat Brown Institute joined forces with ABC-7 and the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles to conduct candidate debates.

The candidates and emcee during the ABC-TV mayoral debate in the Student Union theater on the CSULA campus Monday 18 February 2013.

We began with the 2013 Los Angeles Mayoral Primary Debate among Eric Garcetti, Wendy Greuel, Kevin James, Jan Perry, and Emmanuel Pleitez. In May, we hosted the L.A. City Mayoral Run-Off Debate between Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel.

LAC Supervisor Debate 2014

2014: The Los Angeles County District 3 Supervisor Debate between Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver.

LACD14 Debate 2015

2015: The Los Angeles City Council District 14 Primary Election Debate among Mario Chavez, Nadine Momoyo Diaz, José Huizar, and Gloria Molina.

Debate Program

2016 U.S. Senate Debate - Thank you to everyone who submitted questions; they were very helpful. We hope you watched the debate!  Photos by David Ng (626) 288 – 0833 Email:  [email protected] In 2016, our debate partnership was selected to conduct the only run-off debate for the California U.S. Senate, on October 5th at Cal State LA. This time, our League partner … Continued