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Ninth primary debate of 2020 - 2.19.2020

Ninth Primary Debate of 2020
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 9:00pm-11:00pm
Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: NBC and MSNBC
Location: Paris Theatre, Las Vegas, Nevada
Sponsors: NBC News and MSNBC in partnership with The Nevada Independent
Moderators: Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, Hallie Jackson, Vanessa Hauc, Jon Ralston
Candidates: Former Vice President Joe Biden,
former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg,
former South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg,
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT),
hedge-fund investor Tom Steyer, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).
Qualifications: Candidates have until February 18 to qualify.
They have three paths to qualify:
(1) receive at least one pledged delegate in the Iowa caucuses or New Hampshire primary;
(2) receive 10 percent support in four national, South Carolina, or Nevada polls; or
(3) receive 12 percent support in two South Carolina or Nevada polls.
The donor threshold used for previous debates was eliminated.
For the full list of requirements, click here.

Eighth Primary Debate of 2020
Friday, February 7, 2020 | 8:00pm-11:00pm
WATCH: Here - YouTube - Video
Aired On: ABC, WMUR-TV, Apple News, ABC News Live,
ABC's streaming channel available on the ABC News site,
app and OTT media services
Location: St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire
Sponsors: ABC News, WMUR-TV and Apple News
Moderators: George Stephanopoulos, David Muir, Linsey Davis,
Adam Sexton, Monica Hernandez
Candidates: Former Vice President Joe Biden, former South Bend, IN
Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN),
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), hedge-fund investor Tom Steyer,
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)


Seventh Primary Debate of 2020

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 | 9:00pm-11:00pm
WATCH: Here - In 4 Parts
Aired On: CNN
Location: Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
Sponsors: CNN and Des Moines Register
Moderators: Wolf Blitzer, Abby Phillip, Brianne Pfannenstiel
Candidates: Former Vice President Joe Biden, former South Bend, IN Mayor Pete Buttigieg,
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT),
hedge-fund investor Tom Steyer, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

 

Sixth Primary Debate of 2020
Thursday, December 21, 2019 | 8:00pm-10:00pm
WATCH: RealClearPolitics.com | YouTube - Video

7 candidates qualified - photo
Location: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
Sponsors: PBS NewsHour and Politico
Moderators: Tim Albeta, Yamiche Alcindor, Amna Nawaz, Judy Woodruff
Candidates: Former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg,
Sen. Amy Klobochar (D-MN), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), hedge-fund investor Tom Steyer,
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang

 

Fifth Primary Debate of 2020
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 9:00pm-11:00pm
WATCH: Washington Post - Video

Candidates - Photo
Location: Tyler Perry Studios, southwest Atlanta, GA
Sponsors: MSNBC, The Washington Post
Moderators: An all-female set of moderators -
Rachel Maddow, who moderated the debate in June;
Andrea Mitchell, host of “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on MSNBC;
Kristen Welker, NBC News’ White House correspondent;
Ashley Parker, a White House reporter for The Washington Post
Candidates: Former Vice President Joe Biden,
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, IN,
Sen. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), Sen. Amy Klobochar (D-MN),
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), hedge-fund investor Tom Steyer,
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang.

 

Fourth Primary Debate of 2020
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | 8:00pm-11:00pm
WATCH: 
Part 1 - CNN Video - Debate health care and jobs
Part 2 - CNN Video - Debate foreign policy and job creation
Part 3 - CNN Video - Debate gun control, the opioid crisis and Big Tech data protection
Part 4 - CNN Video - Debate abortion and reproductive rights

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

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

Second Primary Debate of 2020 
2-Night Debate | Tuesday-Wednesday, 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. 

 
First Debate of 2020
2-NIGHT DEBATE | Wednesday-Thursday, 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.