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

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Spanish Publication Date: November 4, 2019 Source: Hoy Country: Dominican Republic

El candidato presidencial por el Partido Nacional Voluntad Ciudadana (PNVC), Ramfis Domínguez Trujillo, retó ayer a un debate político a los tres principales candidato presidenciales: Gonzalo Castillo, Leonel Fernández y Luis Abinader, para que...

English Publication Date: November 1, 2019 Source: BBC Country: United Kingdom

On Thursday, Labour leader Mr Corbyn challenged the PM to a one-on-one debate, while Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson said she should take part in a three-headed encounter with the two leaders.

English Publication Date: October 31, 2019 Source: The World News Country: United Kingdom

Boris Johnson is in negotiations to take part in three television debates for the looming general election, but none of them are expected to involve the SNP or the Liberal Democrats.

English Publication Date: October 30, 2019 Source: The Globe Country: United States

“I’m hoping that we see, from this, an increase in civic engagement,” Hemmert said. “Debates are a critical component of the democratic process and it’s an opportunity for our students, or anyone, to come firsthand [and see] our election process...

English Publication Date: October 29, 2019 Source: Loop Country: Trinidad and Tobago

In making his case, the Progressive Party leader explained that debates will reduce the advantage political parties occupying seats in the government or opposition already have.

Spanish Publication Date: October 25, 2019 Source: Telefe Country: Argentina

El Concejo Municipal destacó la participación de la periodista santafesina Gisela Vallone como moderadora en el Primer Debate Presidencial que se llevó a cabo en el Paraninfo de la Universidad Nacional del Litoral.

English Publication Date: October 18, 2019 Source: Jamaica Observer Country: Jamaica

The Opposition People's National Party (PNP) and the governing Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) have agreed, in principle, to participate in up to three political debates to be organised and staged by the Jamaica Debates Commission (JDC) ahead of the...

English Publication Date: October 18, 2019 Source: Politico Country: United States

Amid growing speculation that President Donald Trump will skip the 2020 debates — with one prominent conservative host decrying liberal favoritism among the questioners — the Republican co-chair of the nonpartisan debate commission rejected the...

English Publication Date: October 18, 2019 Source: Today Country: Nigeria

Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday said its candidate in the November 16 election, Senator Douye Diri, is ready to face the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief David Lyon, in a debate...

English Publication Date: October 18, 2019 Source: ABC7 Chicago Country: United States

Last week, Gabbard threatened to boycott the fourth Democratic debate, hosted by CNN and the New York times, accusing them of "rigging" the 2020 election.