2020 Primary Debate Schedule

The Democratic Party will hold a dozen presidential primary debates during the 2020 nominating process, with the first to be held this June. Stay tuned for more information.

Please Note: Debate information is subject to change at any time. Please contact us if you find an error or have updated information.


2019

June 26 & 27, 2019

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo
Location: Miami Florida
Candidates: TBD
Qualifications: Candidates must have at least 1 percent support in three qualifying polls, or provide evidence of at least 65,000 individual donations from a minimum of 200 different donors in at least 20 states.

July 30 & 31, 2019

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: CNN
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD
Qualifications: The debate will feature randomized lineups drawn from a maximum of 20 qualifying candidates. Qualifying for the debates is based on a two-path system, determined by polling and grass-roots fundraising. The selection methodology will use the two measures in combination if more than 20 candidates qualify and the field needs to be narrowed down.

August 2019

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: TBD
Location: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD

September 2019

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: TBD
Location: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD

October 2019

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: TBD
Location: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD

November/December 2019

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: TBD
Location: TBD
Sponsors: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD


2020

January 2020

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: TBD
Location: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD

January/February 2020

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: TBD
Location: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD

February 2020

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: TBD
Location: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD

February 2020

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: TBD
Location: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD

March 2020

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: TBD
Location: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD

April 2020

Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: TBD
Location: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD