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

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English Publication Date: May 8, 2019 Source: The Hill Country: United States

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is in a tough spot with just 50 days to go before the first presidential primary debate.

Spanish Publication Date: May 7, 2019 Source: La Politica Online Country: Argentina

Cristina Kirchner se niega visitar a Mauricio Macri para discutir un acuerdo de gobernabilidad, pero si ambos oficializan sus candidaturas presidenciales podrían verse las caras en dos debates, el 13 y 20 de octubre, uno en la ciudad de Buenos...

English Publication Date: May 7, 2019 Source: Malawi 24 Country: Malawi

Female shadow candidates in Chikwawa  have impressed organizers of public debates, National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust, and other  local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) implementing the 50:50 campaign in the district...

English Publication Date: May 7, 2019 Source: USA Today Country: United States

Blocked from participating in the lineup of official Democratic debates scheduled for the 2020 presidential cycle, the network that appeals to conservative-leaning voters has muscled its way into the process by offering candidates a valuable...

Spanish Publication Date: May 6, 2019 Source: La Voz de Tarija Country: Bolivia

Los jóvenes de Tarija se movilizaron y organizaron para crear el primer debate presidencial a nivel nacional, con cinco candidatos confirmados hasta la fecha, resulta ser un escenario idóneo para conocer las propuestas de los candidatos a...

English Publication Date: May 6, 2019 Source: Politico Country: United States

Presidential campaigns are resorting to unusual tactics to qualify for the Democratic debate stage thanks to the new donor threshold.

English Publication Date: May 6, 2019 Source: New York Country: United States

One complication produced by the giant Democratic presidential field assembling for 2020 involves candidate debates. Republicans faced something similar in 2016 and decided to separate their candidates into two tiers based on polling results,...

English Publication Date: May 4, 2019 Source: News.com Australia Country: Australia

The gloves were off for Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten at last night’s Sky News People’s Forum - and we certainly weren’t in Perth anymore, where Monday’s dismal debate fizzled. We were in Brisbane: The land of Bundy Rum and Bindi Irwin. You don...

English Publication Date: May 4, 2019 Source: ABC Country: Australia

The Prime Minister and Opposition Leader have gone head to head in the second televised debate of the election campaign — this time in Brisbane. The audience of around a hundred undecided voters gave the victory to Bill Shorten, but only just....

Spanish Publication Date: May 3, 2019 Source: Perspectiva Country: Guatemala

La Fiesta Cívica culminará el domingo 28 de julio, cuando se realice -de ser necesario- un debate con los candidatos a la presidencia en segunda vuelta, en el que contaremos con un formato de inclusión ciudadana llamado también “town hall”. Este...