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Everything you need to know about the 2020 presidential debates

A total of three 2020 presidential debates are scheduled during the final stretch of the race for the White House.

Here’s everything we know so far about the upcoming debates.

Debate #1: Tuesday, Sept. 29 in Cleveland, Ohio

Location: Case Western Reserve Univerity in Cleveland.

Moderator: Fox News anchor Chris Wallace

Time: 9 – 10:30 p.m. ET, 8 – 9:30 p.m. CT, 6 – 7:30 p.m. PT

How to watch: Live on [insert station] and streaming at [insert url]

Details: The topics were selected by host Chris Wallace. Each topic will be the subject of 15-minute blocks.

The topics will be:

  • “The Trump and Biden Records”
  • “The Supreme Court”
  • “Covid-19”
  • “The Economy”
  • “Race and Violence in our Cities”
  • “The Integrity of the Election”

The debate will be co-hosted by Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic.

More information from the hosts can be found here.

Debate #2: Thursday, October 15 in Miami, Florida

Location: The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami.

Moderator: C-SPAN host and political editor Steve Scully

Time: 9 – 10:30 p.m. ET, 8 – 9:30 p.m. CT, 6 – 7:30 p.m. PT

How to watch: Live on [insert station] and streaming at [insert url]

Details: This debate will be presented in a town hall format and will include questions from Miami residents.

More information from the hosts can be found here.

Debate #3: Thursday, October 22 in Nashville, Tennessee

Location: Belmont University in Nashville.

Moderator: NBC News White House correspondent and anchor Kristen Welker.

Time: 9 – 10:30 p.m. ET, 8 – 9:30 p.m. CT, 6 – 7:30 p.m. PT

How to watch: Live on [insert station] and streaming at [insert url]

Details: The debate will also be divided into six 15-minute segments. Moderator Kristen Welker will select the topics closer to the event.

The candidates running mates will also face off in one debate, scheduled for next month.

More information from the hosts can be found here.

VP Debate: Wednesday, October 7 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Location: Kingsbury Hall, Nancy Peery Marriott Auditorium at University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

Moderator: USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page

Time: 9 – 10:30 p.m. ET, 8 – 9:30 p.m. CT, 6 – 7:30 p.m. PT

How to watch: Live on [insert station] and streaming at [insert url]

Details: The debate will be presented in nine segments, totally 10 minutes each.

For information from the host, click here.

Travis Sloan

Group Social Media and Digital Content Manager for Quincy Media, Inc.

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