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

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Spanish Publication Date: May 3, 2019 Source: TELAM Country: Argentina

Este ano, la Argentina tendra el primer debate presidencial obligatorio de su historia. En el contexto de una campana que sin haber comenzado oficialmente ya parece interminable, este evento probablemente represente una de las pocas oportunidades...

English Publication Date: May 2, 2019 Source: WA Today Country: Australia

The organisers of the Perth election campaign debate between Prime Minister Scott Morrison and opposition leader Bill Shorten have denied claims they directed the questions audience members asked.

Spanish Publication Date: May 2, 2019 Source: El Dia Online Country: Argentina

Luego de la firma del Acta de Intención, hablaron los candidatos que formarán parte de esta instancia. Por su parte, Javier Melchiori de Cambiemos, celebró la posibilidad que “debería replicarse en diferentes ámbitos. El debate nos permitirá...

English Publication Date: April 30, 2019 Source: New.com Australia Country: Australia

They were discussing policy. They were engaging in rigorous exchanges about the future of our country and economy. And they were slumped awkwardly on tall Fantastic Furniture stools with tiny side tables next to them that were so short Bill...

Spanish Publication Date: April 30, 2019 Source: Agencia Fronteriza de Noticias Country: México

El 12 de mayo de 1994 tuvo lugar en nuestro país el primer debate presidencial de la historia política. En términos sociales la fecha es reciente; en aquella ocasión Diego Fernández de Cevallos, Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León y Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas...

English Publication Date: April 26, 2019 Source: ABC News Country: United States

In a 2015 presidential debate, Trump showed support for a widely debunked belief that vaccinations and autism are linked, claiming to know a 2-year-old girl who received the vaccine and then a week later was diagnosed with disorder.

English Publication Date: April 26, 2019 Source: The Maravi Post Country: Malawi

National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) has expressed concern over aspirant Member of Parliament who are absconding debates in Karonga saying their absence is denying perspective voters their rights to hear the aspirants manifestos before...

English Publication Date: April 26, 2019 Source: Five Thirty Eight Country: United States

This year, the DNC declared that candidates can qualify for the first two debates by earning at least 1 percent of the vote in three national or early-primary-state polls conducted by qualifying pollsters, or by receiving donations from at least...

Spanish Publication Date: April 26, 2019 Source: ADN Politico Country: México

Puebla irá a las urnas nuevamente el 2 de junio para elegir a quien tomará el lugar de la fallecida gobernadora Martha Erika Alonso y, para que los 4.5 millones de electores tengan más elementos para definir su voto, ya se organiza un debate...

Spanish Publication Date: April 25, 2019 Source: La Razon Country: Spain

Es ya un lugar común entre los expertos señalar la creciente importancia que tienen los debates electorales después de que el sistema de partidos mutara durante el pasado ciclo electoral. El resultado del sondeo tras el debate parece confirmar...