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

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Spanish Publication Date: January 11, 2020 Source: Página Siete Country: Bolivia

La Confederación de Empresarios Privados de Bolivia (CEPB) anunció ayer que el próximo 26 de abril llevará a cabo el foro debate entre candidatos a la Presidencia de Bolivia.

English Publication Date: January 10, 2020 Source: RJR News Country: Guyana

Robert Badal, who is leading the newly formed Change Guyana into the elections, has called for a presidential debate, saying that voters need to know the positions of the candidates given that Guyana has come into significant wealth as a result...

English Publication Date: January 10, 2020 Source: Ghana Web Country: Ghana

The National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) will this year organise debates for all presidential and parliamentary candidates to enable them share their propose policies with the public.

Spanish Publication Date: January 4, 2020 Source: El Periódico Country: Bolivia

La presidente Jeaninne Áñez Chávez, presentó el proyecto de ley que obligaría a los candidatos presidenciales  a debatir en el marco de la campaña electoral,  con el objetivo de promover el voto informado, acción que fue aplaudida a nivel...

Spanish Publication Date: January 4, 2020 Source: El Deber Country: Bolivia

El debate entre candidatos es uno de los temas pendientes y que el nuevo Tribunal Supremo Electoral (TSE) pretende impulsar para que los postulantes al sillón presidencial puedan exponer sus programas de trabajo de forma conjunta ante la...

Spanish Publication Date: January 3, 2020 Source: Minuto Neuquen Country: Argentina

Durante el debate presidencial, Alberto Fernández descolocó a sus contrincantes al poner sobre la mesa el reclamo por la soberanía sobre las islas. Todos los candidatos reformularon su discurso para alinearse con el pensamiento del actual...

Spanish Publication Date: January 3, 2020 Source: Primicias Country: Ecuador

Los cantones y provincias con más de 100.000 electores deberán, además, tener debates entre los candidatos para alcaldes. Para los presidenciales, la asistencia será mandatoria.

English Publication Date: January 2, 2020 Source: New York Magazine Country: United States

So far just five candidates (Biden, Buttigieg, Klobuchar, Sanders, and Warren) have met the Democratic National Committee’s more stringent polling and fundraising criteria for participation. 

English Publication Date: December 30, 2019 Source: The Christian Science Monitor Country: Tunisia

Tunisia held presidential debates ahead of its Sept. 15 presidential election, the first time any Arab country had leading candidates debate policy and defend their records. The debates were the result of five years of campaigning by the...

English Publication Date: December 29, 2019 Source: Focus Taiwan Country: Taiwan

The 2.5-hour debate will be divided into four segments, beginning with an 8-minute opening statement by each of the three candidate. In the second segment, the candidates will take five questions posed by media outlets and be given 2 minutes and...