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

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English Publication Date: May 4, 2019 Source: ABC Country: Australia

The Prime Minister and Opposition Leader have gone head to head in the second televised debate of the election campaign — this time in Brisbane. The audience of around a hundred undecided voters gave the victory to Bill Shorten, but only just....

English Publication Date: May 4, 2019 Source: News.com Australia Country: Australia

The gloves were off for Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten at last night’s Sky News People’s Forum - and we certainly weren’t in Perth anymore, where Monday’s dismal debate fizzled. We were in Brisbane: The land of Bundy Rum and Bindi Irwin. You don...

Spanish Publication Date: May 3, 2019 Source: Perspectiva Country: Guatemala

La Fiesta Cívica culminará el domingo 28 de julio, cuando se realice -de ser necesario- un debate con los candidatos a la presidencia en segunda vuelta, en el que contaremos con un formato de inclusión ciudadana llamado también “town hall”. Este...

Spanish Publication Date: May 3, 2019 Source: TELAM Country: Argentina

Este ano, la Argentina tendra el primer debate presidencial obligatorio de su historia. En el contexto de una campana que sin haber comenzado oficialmente ya parece interminable, este evento probablemente represente una de las pocas oportunidades...

English Publication Date: May 2, 2019 Source: WA Today Country: Australia

The organisers of the Perth election campaign debate between Prime Minister Scott Morrison and opposition leader Bill Shorten have denied claims they directed the questions audience members asked.

Spanish Publication Date: May 2, 2019 Source: El Dia Online Country: Argentina

Luego de la firma del Acta de Intención, hablaron los candidatos que formarán parte de esta instancia. Por su parte, Javier Melchiori de Cambiemos, celebró la posibilidad que “debería replicarse en diferentes ámbitos. El debate nos permitirá...

Spanish Publication Date: April 30, 2019 Source: Agencia Fronteriza de Noticias Country: México

El 12 de mayo de 1994 tuvo lugar en nuestro país el primer debate presidencial de la historia política. En términos sociales la fecha es reciente; en aquella ocasión Diego Fernández de Cevallos, Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León y Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas...

English Publication Date: April 30, 2019 Source: New.com Australia Country: Australia

They were discussing policy. They were engaging in rigorous exchanges about the future of our country and economy. And they were slumped awkwardly on tall Fantastic Furniture stools with tiny side tables next to them that were so short Bill...

English Publication Date: April 26, 2019 Source: ABC News Country: United States

In a 2015 presidential debate, Trump showed support for a widely debunked belief that vaccinations and autism are linked, claiming to know a 2-year-old girl who received the vaccine and then a week later was diagnosed with disorder.

English Publication Date: April 26, 2019 Source: The Maravi Post Country: Malawi

National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) has expressed concern over aspirant Member of Parliament who are absconding debates in Karonga saying their absence is denying perspective voters their rights to hear the aspirants manifestos before...