Spanish Country: Uruguay

Luego de 25 años sin discusiones entre candidatos en un estudio de TV, en el Congreso se están ajustando cambios al proyecto de ley de debates obligatorios, que se someterá a votación de la Cámara de Diputados en julio y del Senado en agosto.

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Spanish Country: Argentina

A su vez, el decreto aclara que de acuerdo con lo normado en el artículo 64 del Código Electoral Nacional, la Dirección Nacional Electoral ejecutará las sanciones que le comunique la Cámara Nacional Electoral en razón del incumplimiento de uno o más candidatos con su obligación de participar en el debate presidencial.

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Spanish Country: Argentina

En caso de incumplir con la obligatoriedad de presentarse a los debates, el Código Electoral Nacional (ley N° 19.945) dispone como sanción el no otorgamiento de espacios de publicidad audiovisual. 

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English Country: India

An analysis of randomised evaluationsconducted across the world allows some insights into the role of the media in improving the quality of political participation. It shows that it is indeed possible to deliver information through the media in a way that positively impacts citizen engagement in the democratic process, and that the magnitude and duration of impact varies by content type and delivery mechanism.

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English Country: International

The following are examples of criteria used by debate sponsors from a range of countries to determine which candidates are invited to debate:

English Country: United States

DNC Chair Tom Perez has announced 12 presidential primary debates to be held over the course of the 2020 cycle, with the first two occurring in June and July of this year.

Perez said his goals for the Democratic presidential primary debates are to (1) give the grassroots a bigger voice than ever before; (2)  showcase our candidates on an array of media platforms; (3) present an opportunity for vigorous discussion about issues, ideas and solutions; and (4) reach as many potential voters as possible. 

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English Country: Ukraine

Law of Ukraine - “On the Elections of the President of Ukraine”

English Country: Nigeria

On Sunday, January 20, 2019, Nigerians and the world watched with disappointment as the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) laboured to explain why Muhammadu Buhari, its presidential candidate who has been in power for over three and a half years, arrogantly absented himself from a presidential debate where he was expected to face the electorate and give account of his stewardship so far and seek their votes in next month’s polls.

 

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English Country: Philippines

Re-electionist Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III has filed a bill making electoral debates mandatory every campaign season.

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Spanish Country: Argentina

La concejal María Laura Nievas presentó un proyecto de ordenanza que establece: ''la realización de un debate público preelectoral entre todos los candidatos a intendente de nuestra ciudad''. 

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