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

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English Publication Date: January 8, 2019 Source: The Whistler Country: Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari will not take part in the presidential debate slated for January 19, 2019 by the Nigeria Election Debate Group.

English Publication Date: January 8, 2019 Source: Qed Country: Nigeria

Mr Sowore had on December 19, 2018, filed the suit through his lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, against the Nigeria Election Debate Group (NEDG), over the exclusion of his party from the vice-presidential debate held on December 14.

Spanish Publication Date: January 8, 2019 Source: CB 24 Country: El Salvador

Y el candidato del partido Arena, Carlos Calleja, difundió un video donde lamentó que el candidato de GANA, Nayib Bukele no se haya presentado en el debate presidencial convocado por la Universidad de El Salvador.

Spanish Publication Date: January 8, 2019 Source: Cronio Country: El Salvador

En un convivio ciudadano en Soyapango, San Salvador, la fórmula presidencial del Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional (FMLN), Hugo Martínez y Karina Sosa, indicó que está lista para asistir al debate presidencial que organiza la...

Spanish Publication Date: January 8, 2019 Source: La Página Country: El Salvador

La fórmula presidencial de VAMOS compuesta por Josué Alvarado Y Roberto Ocampo participaron esta mañana en una entrevista radial en la que aseguraron estar preparados para participar en los debates organizados por ASDER.

English Publication Date: January 7, 2019 Source: Five Thirty Eight Country: United States

It might sound strange, but presidential primary debates are arguably more important than general election debates. Primary voters have weak initial preferences and can vacillate among candidates, so they can be heavily influenced by events like...

English Publication Date: January 7, 2019 Source: Daily Advent Nigeria Country: Nigeria

Arising from the hand over of his party’s campaign control to Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, the People’s Democratic Party’s candidate has warned Buhari not to use it as an excuse to be absent at the presidential debate which holds next week.

Spanish Publication Date: January 7, 2019 Source: El Salvador Country: El Salvador

La Asociación Salvadoreña de Radiodifusores (ASDER), confirmó que pese a las múltiples invitaciones al equipo de campaña del candidato de GANA, Nayib Bukele, no ha asistido a las reuniones previas a los debates que organizan para el próximo 9 y...

English Publication Date: January 7, 2019 Source: Antara News Country: Indonesia

The General Election Commission (KPU) has completed the rundown of official debates of the two pairs of Indonesian presidential and vice presidential candidates, with their first round of debate to take place on Jan 17.

Spanish Publication Date: January 4, 2019 Source: La Prensa Gráfica Country: El Salvador

Hasta este 4 de enero se cuenta con la confirmación de que los cuatro candidatos que compiten para el próximo período presidencial en El Salvador participarán del segundo debate presidencial organizado por la Asociación de Radiodifusores (ASDER)...