SGA Elections Commission Announces 2019 Moderator for Presidential and Vice Presidential Debate


WICHITA, KANSAS (March 11, 2019)- The Wichita State University Student Government Association Elections Commission is pleased to announce the selection of City of Wichita Council member Brandon Johnson of District 1 who has agreed to serve as the Moderator for the 2019 Presidential and Vice Presidential Debate hosted by the Elections Commission.

Council member Brandon Johnson was elected as the council member to District I in 2017. Johnson demonstrates his love for Wichita through progressive programming, investments and initiatives to create a better city for current — and future—residents. The Wichita-native’s civic leadership spans more than 10 years in areas including economic development through youth employment advocacy and job creation, social services and community education. As an active member of Wichita Urban Professionals, Johnson works to help empower Wichita’s young, diverse and talented through relevant personal and professional development coaching, engaging leadership training and through dynamic social networking events.

This year’s debate will feature the four presidential and vice presidential tickets, including, Julian Cornejo and Will Schindler (Unity Through Diversity), Isaac Rivera and Anisia Brumley (Perpetual), Kitrina Miller and Michael Bearth (Together We Can) and Reid Linot and Blake Christopherson (All Voices Heard). The candidates will debate on various topics of student life, shared governance, local, state and federal politics that are affecting higher education, and much more.

The 2019 Debate will be on Friday, March 30th starting at 6:30pm in the Campus Activities Center (CAC) Theater at Wichita State University, doors open at 6:00pm. The event is free for all students, faculty, staff, and community members. All are encouraged to attend to learn more about the candidates and their platforms. To learn more, please visit

Any questions regarding SGA Elections can be sent to Michael Brown, Chief Elections Commissioner at and to Gabriel Fonseca, Assistant Director of Student Involvement/SGA Advisor at



The Student Government Association Election Commission is responsible for the administration of the Student Government Association Elections, as well as the administration of additional events at the discretion of the Election Commission that aim to promote the elections, inform the student body about the elections, provide the candidates with information, allow candidates an opportunity to promote themselves, or otherwise contribute to a fair, efficient, and publicized elections.