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

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English Publication Date: March 20, 2020 Source: Politico SL Country: Sierra Leone

The meeting was designed as follow up on promises Hon. Vandi made as part of debates in town hall meetings during campaigns for the parliamentary elections in 2018.

English Publication Date: March 19, 2020 Source: Premium Times Country: Nigeria

A bill to empower the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to organise public debates for political candidates has scaled second reading at the Senate.

Spanish Publication Date: March 19, 2020 Source: Correo del Dur Country: Bolivia

La alianza Juntos, a través de su coordinador nacional Óscar Ortiz, solicitó al Tribunal Supremo Electoral (TSE) que asuma la responsabilidad de organizar un debate de candidatos a la Presidencia.

English Publication Date: March 19, 2020 Source: The Cable Country: Nigeria

A bill seeking to make election debates compulsory for presidential and governorship candidates has scaled second reading at the senate.

Spanish Publication Date: March 18, 2020 Source: Opinión Country: Bolivia

La alianza Juntos, que postula a la presidencia a la actual mandataria, Jeanine Añez, solicitó hoy que sea el Tribunal Supremo Electoral (TSE) la instancia que organice un debate entre los candidatos a la presidencia.

Spanish Publication Date: March 15, 2020 Source: Página Siete Country: Bolivia

Sin duda hay muchas maneras de organizar un debate exitoso. A continuación se detalla un modelo basado en la experiencia de los debates presidenciales de varios países donde se respeta la opinión del adversario y se cuenta con moderadores o...

English Publication Date: March 15, 2020 Source: USA Today Country: United States

The location of the debate was moved from Phoenix to Washington, D.C, amid concerns over the virus, and there will be no live audience.In addition, one of the original planned moderators, Jorge Ramos of Univision, stepped back from his role after...

English Publication Date: March 12, 2020 Source: The New York Times Country: United States

The Democratic National Committee has moved Sunday’s planned presidential debate between former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Bernie Sanders from Phoenix to Washington because of concerns about the coronavirus, the D.N.C....

Spanish Publication Date: March 12, 2020 Source: Univision Country: United States

El Comité Nacional Demócrata (DNC) anunció que trasladará el debate presidencial del domingo de Phoenix, Arizona, a Washington, DC, en medio de las preocupaciones sobre el coronavirus.

Spanish Publication Date: March 12, 2020 Source: FM Bolivia Country: Bolivia

La Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (UMSA) lanzó el jueves la iniciativa «Debate por Bolivia, Encuentro con el Pueblo», cuyo objetivo es fortalecer la democracia en el país y promover una cultura política de participación ciudadana informada,...