Everything You Need to Know About the Presidential Debates

Tuesday, September 29

Location: Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland
Time: 9-10:30PM
Where to watch: All of the major networks will be airing it, including CNN, Fox News, CBS, ABC, C-SPAN, NBC and MSNBC. The New York Times will livestream the event as well.
Moderator: Chris Wallace, anchor of “Fox News Sunday”
Details: The debate will be 90 minutes long and have no commercial breaks. There will be no opening statements, and instead Wallace will dive right in with the first question to Trump. It will be divided into six 15-minute segments that Wallace has chosen.

Topics chosen by moderator:

  • Trump's and Biden's records
  • the Supreme Court
  • COVID-19
  • the economy
  • race and violence in U.S. cities
  • the integrity of the election

Thursday, October 15 - CANCELLED

Due to President Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis and unwillingness to conduct the 2nd debate virtually, The Commission on Presidential Debates has cancelled this debate.

Thursday, October 22

Location: Belmont University in Nashville. As of now, the university has not reversed its decision to hold this debate.
Time: 9-10:30PM
Where to watch: All of the major networks will be airing it, including CNN, Fox News, CBS, ABC, C-SPAN, NBC and MSNBC. The New York Times will livestream the event as well.
Moderator: Kristen Welker, NBC News White House correspondent and co-anchor of “Today Weekend”
Details: The debate will be 90 minutes long and have no commercial breaks. It will be divided into six 15-minute segments that the moderator gets to choose and is expected to announce at least a week before the debate.

Vice Presidential Debate

Wednesday, October 7

Location: The University of Utah in Salt Lake City. As of now, the university has not reversed its decision to hold this debate.
Time: 9-10:30PM
Where to watch: All of the major networks will be airing it, including CNN, Fox News, CBS, ABC, C-SPAN, NBC and MSNBC. The New York Times will livestream the event as well.
Moderator: Susan Page, Washington bureau chief, USA Today
Details: The debate will be 90 minutes long and have no commercial breaks. It will be divided into nine segments of 10 minutes each.

Democratic Presidential Candidate

Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala Harris

Joe Biden, Democratic President Candidate
Former Vice President; former Senator from Delaware

Kamala Harris, Democratic Vice-President Candidate
Senator from California

Democratic Congressional 1st District Candidate

Mia Mason

20-year military veteran and advocate