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

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Spanish Publication Date: September 22, 2018 Source: El Popular Country: Peru

El Jurado Nacional de Elecciones (JNE) organizó el gran debate a la Alcaldía de Lima y lo separó en dos partes debido a la gran cantidad de postulantes. El primero se realizará este domingo 23 de setiembre en el Centro de Convenciones de Lima, en...

English Publication Date: September 22, 2018 Source: Yorkshire Post Country: United Kingdom

And with Prime Minister’s Questions a weekly shouting match where answers bear little relation to the issue supposedly being considered, I fully support the independent leader’s debate commission being proposed by Sky News anchor Adam Boulton to...

English Publication Date: September 21, 2018 Source: Chicago Tribune Country: United States

A bitter race for Illinois governor that has played out in TV attack ads for more than 16 months carried over to the debate stage Thursday as Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker assailed each other’s character and...

English Publication Date: September 21, 2018 Source: Politico Country: United States

Their first face-to-face showdown featured disagreements on everything from guns and taxes to Donald Trump.

Spanish Publication Date: September 20, 2018 Source: La Prensa Gráfica Country: El Salvador

El debate con los cuatro candidatos a la presidencia está programado para el 13 de enero de 2019 entre las 7:30 a 9 de la noche. Por primera vez, ASDER también hará un debate con los aspirantes a la vicepresidencia el 9 de enero de 2019, de 6 a 7...

English Publication Date: September 20, 2018 Source: WHIO Country: United States

Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine debated for one hour at the University of Dayton, exchanging barbs — about each others records as state attorney general — and ideas — about drugs, the opioid crisis and state support for Ohio’s...

Spanish Publication Date: September 20, 2018 Source: La Prensa Gráfica Country: El Salvador

Los candidatos presidenciales y representantes firmaron ayer un compromiso de participar en el "II Gran Debate Presidencial", que organizará la Asociación Salvadoreña de Radiodifusores (ASDER) en enero de 2019, con el apoyo de la Asociación de...

Spanish Publication Date: September 19, 2018 Source: Última Hora Country: El Salvador

El secretario general de Nuevas Ideas, Federico Anliker, firmó este miércoles el compromiso de participación de los candidatos presidenciales de ese partido político en el II debate televisivo que organizará la Asociación Salvadoreña de...

English Publication Date: September 17, 2018 Source: CTV News Montreal Country: Canada

Quebec's four would-be premiers sparred in their second language on Monday, making pitches in choppy English to the anglophone community in the province's first-ever televised English-language debate.

English Publication Date: September 17, 2018 Source: The Guardian Country: United Kingdom

An independent body should be set up to run television general election debates, Sky News has urged, amid fears that broadcasters could be cut out of the process entirely in the event of a snap post-Brexit vote.