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Fourth primary debate of 2020 - 10.15.19

Fourth Primary Debate of 2020
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | 8:00pm-11:00pm

October Democratic debate to take place on one night | CNN | Kyle Blaine 

Candidate Lineup - PhotoSite: Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio
Sponsors:
The New York Times, CNN
Moderators: Marc Lacey, Anderson Cooper, Erin Burnett

A LIMITED allotment of debate tickets available.
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Qualifications: Candidates qualified for third debate are qualified for fourth debate.
A candidate must hit two percent or more in at least four qualifying polls.
S/He also needs to have 130,000 unique donors. 
Candidates:
Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Billionaire Tom Steyer, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang.

Third Primary Debate of 2020
Thursday, September 12, 2019 | 8:00pm-11:00pm
WATCH: ABC News - YouTube - Video

Third Debate - Candidates - Photos
Texas Southern University, Houston
Sponsors: ABC and Univision 
Candidates: Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang.
Qualifications: A candidate must hit two percent or more in at least four qualifying polls
between June 28 and August 28, 2019. S/He also needs to have 130,000 unique donors. 

CANDIDATES WHO APPEARED 
EACH NIGHT OF SECOND 2-NIGHT DEBATE 
July 30-31, 2019
 Who is on stage for debate - photos 

NIGHT ONE, Tuesday, July 30:
WATCH: NBC News – Video

Steve Bullock
Pete Buttigieg
John Delaney
John Hickenlooper
Amy Klobuchar
Beto O'Rourke
Tim Ryan
Bernie Sanders
Elizabeth Warren
Marianne Williamson

NIGHT TWO, Wednesday, July 31:
WATCH: NBC News – Video

Michael Bennet
Joe Biden
Cory Booker
Julián Castro
Bill de Blasio
Tulsi Gabbard
Kirsten Gillibrand
Kamala Harris
Jay Inslee
Andrew Yang

The July 30-31 debates will feature opening and closing statements and two hours of debate time each night. Candidates will be given 60 seconds to respond to a moderator-directed question and 30 seconds for responses and rebuttals. Both debates will air at 8:00pm for two hours each night.

In addition:
  • Colored lights will be used to help the candidates manage their remaining response times: 15 seconds = yellow; 5 seconds = flashing red; no time remaining = solid red.
  • A candidate attacked by name by another candidate will be given 30 seconds to respond.
  • There will be no show of hands or one-word, down-the-line questions.
  • A candidate who consistently interrupts will have his or her time reduced.
  • Questions posed by the moderators will appear on the bottom of the screen for television viewers. 

 
CANDIDATES WHO APPEARED 
EACH NIGHT OF FIRST 2-NIGHT DEBATE
June 26-27, 2019

Candidates - 1st Primary Debate 2020 - Photos

First Night: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | 9:00pm-11:00pm
WATCH: NBC News - Video

Elizabeth Warren
Beto O'Rourke
Cory Booker
Julian Castro
Tulsi Gabbard
Jay Inslee
Amy Klobuchar
Bill de Blasio
John Delaney
Tim Ryan

Second Night: Thursday, June 27, 2019 | 9:00pm-11:00pm
WATCH: NBC News - Video

Joe Biden
Bernie Sanders
Pete Buttigieg
Kamala Harris
Kirsten Gillibrand
Michael Bennet
Marianne Williamson
Eric Swalwell
Andrew Yang
John Hickenlooper

 

To view entire debate schedule, please visit here.