Mark your calendars! The Commission on Presidential Debates has released the presidential debate schedule, and over the course of October, the presidential candidates will debate three times, with a vice presidential debate between the selected nominees. Each debate will be 30 minutes and moderators will be announced by the commission in August.
Politico breaks it down:
First presidential debate: October 3, University of Denver, Colorado: Domestic issues, questions selected by moderator. Vice presidential debate: October 11, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky: Domestic and foreign issues, questions selected by moderator. Second presidential debate: October 16, Hofstra University, Hampstead, N.Y.: Town-hall meeting format with questions from undecided voters. Third presidential debate: October 22, Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida: Foreign issues, questions selected by moderator.
With the presidential election looking to be a close race, the presidential debates will serve to be an important component of campaign strategies. Do you think Gary Johnson will be included in the presidential debates? Who do you think will be selected as the moderator? Share any questions or thoughts below.