[last update: 10/16/2019]
The 2020 Presidential Election is upon us. The road to election day (November 3, 2020) will be a long one indeed. In order to winnow the unprecedented 24 Democratic candidates, 12 primary debates will be held among this enormous field.
What Was Said?
When and Where?
The fourth Democratic Primary Debate will be held Tuesday, October 15th from 8:00pm – 11:00pm ET in Westerville, Ohio.
How to Watch?
Since the last debate in September, 7 candidates have dropped out of the race. They include: Mayor Bill De Blasio, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Mike Gravel, John Hickenlooper, Jay Inslee, Rep. Seth Moulton, and Rep. Eric Swalwell.
Of the remaining 17 candidates, 12 met the qualifications for the fourth debate. Candidates were required to have a minimum of 130,000 individual donors and have at least 2% support in four qualifying national polls. Those who met those requirements and will appear on stage include:
Vice President Joe Biden
Sen. Cory Booker
Mayor Pete Buttigieg
Rep. Tusli Gabbard
Sen. Kamala Harris
Sen. Amy Kloubuchar
Sen. Bernie Sanders
Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Feller, Madison. What you need to know about the Democratic Primary Debates. Elle. 10/2/2019.
Schaul, Kevin. Who qualified for the fourth Democratic debate. Washington Post. 10/2/2019.