The first night of the first Democratic debate is in the record books with the first group of candidates giving it their all on the stage in Miami on Wednesday. The debates are between all the major Democratic candidates running for President in 2020. The first 2020 Democratic Primary Debate, aired on NBC and MSNBC, will be held over two nights on June 26 and June 27, 2019. The debate will feature back-to-back primetime broadcasts on consecutive nights to ensure each candidate gets access to a primetime audience.
Full Night 1 Debate Video
Here is the complete debate video. The debate itself begins at the 2-hour mark in the video.
Candidates (From left to right on stage): Bill de Blasio, Tim Ryan, Julian Castro, Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee, John Delaney
Moderators: Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, Rachel Maddow, and José Diaz-Balart
Original Air Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Location: Arsht Center in Miami, Florida
Night 2 – June 27
Marianne Williamson, John Hickenlooper, Andrew Yang, Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Kirsten Gillibrand, Michael Bennet, Eric Swalwell
The debate will air at the same time and on the same channels on each night.
June 26 and 27, 2019
NBC News Democratic Primary Debate
Time: 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT)
Aired On: NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo
July 30 & 31, 2019
CNN Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: CNN
Live Stream: CNN.com
Location: Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan
Qualified Candidates: TBD
Qualifications: A candidate will need to either have at least 1 percent support in three qualifying polls, or provide evidence of at least 65,000 individual donations from a minimum of 200 different donors in at least 20 states.
September 12 & 13, 2019
ABC News Democratic Primary Debate
Aired On: ABC, Univision
Live Stream: ABC News Live
Qualifications: A candidate will need to either have at least 2 percent support in three qualifying polls, or provide evidence of at least 130,000 individual donations from a minimum of 400 different donors in at least 20 states.