First 2020 Presidential Debate
The first 2020 presidential debate between President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will take place on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at at the Health Education Campus (HEC) Samson Pavilion shared by Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland and will be moderated by FOX News anchor Chris Wallace. The format for the first debate calls for six 15-minute long segments and each segment will be dedicated to a particular topic. This debate will start at 6 p.m. PDT and will run for 90 minutes without commercial interruption. (Visit First Presidential Debate Website)
FOX News anchor, Chris Wallace, is the moderator of the first debate and he has chosen the topics for that debate. According to the Commission on Presidential Debates, who sponsors of the debates, the topics for the debate have been “announced in advance in order to encourage deep discussion of the leading issues facing the country.”
The topics for the first debate will cover:
- Trump’s record vs Biden’s record
- The Supreme Court nomination battle
- The coronavirus pandemic
- The national economy after coronavirus
- The protests and violence across America
- The integrity of our election
Second 2020 Presidential Debate
The second presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will take place on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida. This debate will start at 6 p.m. PDT and will run for 90 minutes without commercial interruption. (Visit Second Presidential Debate Website)
Third 2020 Presidential Debate
The third presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will be moderated by NBC’s Kristen Welker and will take place on October 22, 2020 at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. This debate will start at 6 p.m. PDT and will run for 90 minutes without commercial interruption. (Visit Third Presidential Debate Website)
Vice Presidential Debate
Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Senator Kamala Harris of California will debate one time in Kingsbury Hall on President’s Circle at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. This debate will be moderated by Susan Page, USA Today Washington Bureau chief. This debate will start at 9 p.m. ET and will run for 90 minutes without commercial interruption. (Visit the Vice Presidential Debate Website)
All 2020 Debates will start at 6 pm PDT and will run for 90 minutes without any commercial interruptions.
The United States 2020 Elections will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.
About the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD)
The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) corporation established in 1987 under the joint sponsorship of the Republican and Democrat political parties in the United States. It ensures, for the benefit of the American electorate, that general election debates between, or among, the leading candidates for the offices of President and Vice President of the United States are a permanent part of the electoral process. The Commission on Presidential Debates primary purpose is to sponsor and produce the quadrennial general election debates and to undertake research and educational activities relating to the debates. The organization sponsored all of the presidential debates in 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 and is sponsoring the 2020 presidential debates.