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

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Spanish Publication Date: April 7, 2019 Source: Telemetro Country: Panama

La Cámara de Comercio, Industrias y Agricultura de Panamá (CCIAP) pidió a los panameños concurrir a las urnas en las elecciones del próximo 5 de mayo, de manera informada.

En ese sentido, el gremio organizador del último debate...

English Publication Date: April 6, 2019 Source: CNN Country: Ukraine

Ukraine's sensational presidential election campaign took another surreal twist on Friday, as the incumbent and his comedian challenger, Volodymr Zelensky, both underwent blood tests on live television ahead of a debate.

Zelensky, a...

English Publication Date: April 6, 2019 Source: Nyasa Times Country: Malawi
English Publication Date: April 6, 2019 Source: Nyasa Times Country: Malawi
English Publication Date: April 6, 2019 Source: Nyasa Times Country: Malawi
English Publication Date: April 6, 2019 Source: Malawi 24 Country: Malawi

Vice president of Malawi, Saulos Klaus Chilima claims he was sacked from President Peter Mutharika’s cabinet because of his good performance in the government.

Chilima said this during the presidential debate on Friday.

One of the...

Spanish Publication Date: April 5, 2019 Source: El Comercio Country: Ecuador

También se propone regular la precampaña y prohibir la doble contabilidad en las organizaciones políticas. Asimismo, se propone la obligatoriedad de dos debates, para que la ciudadanía conozca de mejor manera las propuestas de los candidatos.

English Publication Date: March 26, 2019 Source: FiveThirtyEight Country: United States

How many Democrats are running for president? It’s not a trick question. And it’s not an easy question to answer.

Unfortunately, it’s also not a question we can really avoid. We’ll be writing about the Democratic primary for the next [...

English Publication Date: March 17, 2019 Source: The Jakarta Post Country: Indonesia

The third presidential debate, which is scheduled for Sunday night, will be the first and only vice-presidential candidate debate pitting senior Muslim cleric and non-active Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) chairman Ma’ruf Amin against businessman...

English Publication Date: March 15, 2019 Source: Sky News Country: United Kingdom

MPs hear praise for Sky News' campaign to establish an independent commission to oversee debates before UK elections.

The government has been challenged to respond to the "massive" level of public support for TV election debates and make...