The First 2020 Democratic Primary Debates: Your Questions Answered


The first Democratic presidential primary will be held tonight at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida.

Night One:

Which candidates will debate? Bill de Blasio, Tim Ryan (OH), Julian Castro (FL), Cory Booker (NJ), Elizabeth Warren (MA), Beto O’Rourke (TX), Amy Klobuchar (MN), Tulsi Gabbard (HI), Jay Inslee (WA), John Delaney (MD)

Which candidates are not current or former members of Congress? New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio

Who will be center stage? Warren and O’Rourke

When can I watch? Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 9:00 pm-11:00 pm ET

Where can I watch? NBC News, MSNBC, Telemundo


Night Two:

Which candidates will debate? Marianne Williamson, John Hickenlooper, Andrew Yang, Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden (DE), Bernie Sanders (VT), Kamala Harris (CA), Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), Michael Bennet (CO), Eric Swalwell (CA).

Who will be center stage? Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders

Which candidates are not current or former members of Congress? South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, author Marianne Williamson and former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.

When can I watch? Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 9:00 pm-11:00 pm ET

Where can I watch? NBC News, MSNBC, Telemundo


What Happens Next?

The next Democratic primary debate will be held in July. Overall, there will be 12 primary debates with half taking place this year.

 

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