Nigeria:
English Country: Nigeria Category: Debate Laws and Regulations

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

Nigeria:
English Country: Nigeria Category: Debate Laws and Regulations

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

Sierra Leone:
English Country: Sierra Leone Category: Research

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.

United States:
English Country: United States Category: Pro-Debate Editorials

It may be hard to believe — does it feel as if we haven’t had a chance to see the candidates square off against each other? — but the biggest change in presidential primaries over the past decade is the dramatic reduction in the number of debates.

Bolivia:
Spanish Country: Bolivia Category: Pro-Debate Editorials

El experto en debates electorales, Manuel Campo Vidal, aseguró que la discusión pre electoral entre candidatos es fundamental, dado que se trata de un derecho de la ciudadanía que permite conocer a los postulantes y enriquece las justas electorale

Dominican Republic:
Spanish Country: Dominican Republic Category: Candidate Participation Criteria

El Tribunal Superior Electoral (TSE) declaró inadmisible el recuso interpuesto por el candidato a alcalde por el Distrito Nacional del Partido Demócrata Institucional (PDI), Marcel Font-Frías, quien buscaba la  suspensión provisional de los debate

Dominican Republic:
Spanish Country: Dominican Republic Category: Formats and Rules
Ecuador:
Spanish Country: Ecuador Category: Debate Laws and Regulations

Las reformas al Código de la Democracia aprobadas por la Asamblea -y que esperan el pronunciamiento del Ejecutivo– incluyen la obligación de que los candidatos participen en debates durante la campaña de promoción.

Dominican Republic:
Spanish Country: Dominican Republic Category: Pro-Debate Editorials

Que en la lucha por el poder -a todos los niveles- sus aspirantes vayan al debate. Que planten sus ideas políticas, sus programas (de gobierno) para que el electorado los conozca “a la clara”.