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: March 10, 2014 Source: Leader-Post Country: Canada

The leaders of Quebec's four main political parties will square off in a televised debate next week. It will be broadcast on Radio-Canada and Tele-Quebec on March 20.

English Publication Date: March 8, 2014 Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Country: United States

Lincoln-Douglas. Kennedy-Nixon. Obama-Romney. Those elections for U.S. president — or in the case of Lincoln-Douglas, for a U.S. Senate seat portending a presidential race — were largely defined by debates between the candidates.

English Publication Date: March 6, 2014 Source: SBS Country: Australia

Tasmania's leaders have clashed in a pre-election debate over Prime Minister Tony Abbott's claim that too much Australian forest has been "locked up".

English Publication Date: March 5, 2014 Source: The Bulletin Country: United States

The two candidates for Deschutes County district attorney met Tuesday for the first time in an election event, challenging each others’ leadership styles, qualifications and experience.

English Publication Date: March 4, 2014 Source: Leader-Telegram Country: United States

A Menomonie school board candidate public forum will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Menomonie United Methodist Church, 2703 Bongey Drive.

English Publication Date: March 3, 2014 Source: The Washington Post Country: United States

The three major Democratic campaigns for governor of Maryland have reached agreement on the framework for a series of debates...

Spanish Publication Date: March 3, 2014 Source: CR Hoy Country: Costa Rica

La Sala Constitucional declaró con lugar el recurso de amparo interpuesto por una mujer de apellidos González Chacón, en contra de Televisora de Costa Rica (Teletica) por no facilitar intérpretes de Lenguaje de Señas Costarricense (Lesco),...

English Publication Date: March 3, 2014 Source: CBC News Country: Canada

A consortium of English media outlets is asking Quebec party leaders to participate in an English leaders' debate, as the province gears up for a pending spring election. 

English Publication Date: March 2, 2014 Source: WREX Country: United States

There are seven men vying for the position of Winnebago County Sheriff. They all want to fill current Sheriff Richard Meyers' seat when he retires after 17 years on the job, but they have different plans for what they want to see happen first if...

English Publication Date: February 28, 2014 Source: The Montreal Gazette Country: Canada

Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard said on Friday the Parti Québécois government’s refusal to agree to more than one debate in the coming election campaign is “totally unacceptable.”