This page highlights recent news and analysis on candidate debates from the international press.

*Articles do not represent the views of NDI.

English Publication Date: November 22, 2019 Source: BBC Country: United Kingdom

The audience will be selected by the Question Time production team to reflect how people in the country have voted. People apply online or by phone and will be asked about their past voting patterns and future voting intentions, whether they're...

English Publication Date: November 21, 2019 Source: The New York Times Country: United States

Here are some of the most memorable moments from Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta, hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post.

English Publication Date: November 21, 2019 Source: Global Michigan Country: United States

The university will partner on the event with the Commission on Presidential Debates and the National Democratic Institute, a nonprofit organization that works to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen...

Spanish Publication Date: November 21, 2019 Source: University of Michigan Country: United States

 

La universidad trabajará en colaboración con la Comisión Nacional para los Debates de Estados Unidos (CPD por sus siglas en inglés) y el National Democratic Institute (NDI), una organización sin fines de lucro que trabaja para apoyar y...

English Publication Date: November 21, 2019 Source: Working Knowledge (Harvard) Country: United States

“There’s this perception that debates are this great democratic tool, where voters can find out what candidates stand for and how good they really are,” says Vincent Pons, assistant professor of business administration. “But we find that debates...

English Publication Date: November 20, 2019 Source: The New York Times Country: United States

Ten candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination took the debate stage Wednesday night in Atlanta for the fifth round of debates.

English Publication Date: November 20, 2019 Source: The Guardian Country: United Kingdom

The account’s avatar was switched during the debate from the party’s logo to a white tick against a purple background, and the account was used to promote pro-Tory statements prefixed with the word “FACT”. Shortly after the debate finished, the ...

English Publication Date: November 19, 2019 Source: The Washington Post Country: United Kingdom

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his challenger, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, staged their first debate of the election campaign on Tuesday night — and what was most notable were the sharp, aggressive questions from the audience, which expressed...

English Publication Date: November 19, 2019 Source: Isle of Wight County Press Country: United Kingdom

The principal reason is that, according to research from Harvard Business School, 72% of voters make up their minds more than two months before the election – meaning few people will change their minds by the time candidates are behind the debate...

English Publication Date: November 18, 2019 Source: The Times Country: United Kingdom

It is a basic rule of British politics that anything copied from America is liable to fit imperfectly. This is certainly true of television debates between prime ministerial candidates.