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United Kingdom: Come on Mrs May, Mongolia holds TV election debates, British voters deserve them too
English
Country: United Kingdom Category: Pro-Debate Editorials

Television debates have, over the last seven years, become an immovable feature of the British political landscape. A staging post on the way to the polling station, a focal point on the journey to government or opposition – and, most importantly

South Korea: [Editorial] Moon-Ahn debate
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Country: South Korea Category: Pro-Debate Editorials

Ahn has proposed a one-on-one debate with Moon, who has not yet accepted the notion. There appear to be few reasons to reject the debate. The upcoming presidential election is significant in view of difficulties at home and abroad. Through a one-t

Ecuador: Debate presidencial obligatorio
Spanish
Country: Ecuador Category: Pro-Debate Editorials

Así, el debate y más aún el de carácter presidencial, antes que ser una opción que pueda o no ser considerada por parte del candidato, se traduce, más bien, en un derecho de la población al permitirle a esta disponer de la mayor información posibl

Argentina: Se acabó la "silla vacía": es ley el debate presidencial obligatorio
Spanish
Country: Argentina Category: Debate Laws and Regulations

La iniciativa, que había obtenido media sanción del Senado a principios de mes con 46 votos a favor y 10 en contra (del kirchnerismo), estipula que haya 2 debates obligatorios -uno de los cuales deberá hacerse en el interior del país-, dentro de l

Argentina: El debate presidencial obligatorio quedó más cerca de convertirse en ley
Spanish
Country: Argentina Category: Debate Laws and Regulations

La iniciativa que ya cuenta con media sanción del Senado fue analizada en un plenario de las comisiones de Asuntos Constitucionales y de Justicia, junto con otro proyecto que impulsa el Ejecutivo, que regula el traspaso de mando presidencial. Mas

United States: Alford: Louisiana needs to establish a commission on statewide TV debates
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Country: United States Category: Debate Laws and Regulations

If there’s anything the televised debates of the past two years in Louisiana have taught us, says Jeremy Alford, it’s that the state desperately needs to create a nonpartisan, nonprofit commission on statewide TV debates. For more information, ple

Argentina: Media sanción para los debates presidenciales
Spanish
Country: Argentina Category: Debate Laws and Regulations

La Cámara alta aprobó una iniciativa con acuerdo de varios bloques para que desde la campaña 2019 los candidatos presidenciales que superen las PASO estén obligados a partic

United States: Debating the debates: More than one ‘winner’ to declare
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Country: United States Category: Pro-Debate Editorials

With all the criticism, conspiracy theories and doubt, the world is asking itself, are these debates worth the trouble? Do they make a difference? Do they even matter? I’m here to tell you, absolutely. Read more at

Argentina: Avanza la obligatoriedad del debate presidencial
Spanish
Country: Argentina Category: Debate Laws and Regulations

La iniciativa, que quedó en condiciones de ser aprobada en el recinto en la próxima sesión, modifica el capítulo IV bis del Título III del Código Electoral Nacional, ley 19.945, e incorpora un nuevo artículo que sostiene la obligatoriedad de “los

United States: Do Presidential Debates Impact Election Outcomes?
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Country: United States Category: Research

The presidential debates are generally considered the last big opportunity to move voters before the election. They offer rare moments for Americans to do some head-to-head comparison shopping between two candidates on the same stage discussing th

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