2020 Democratic Presidential Debates

The following list is not exhaustive and provides viewing information and candidate qualifications for the upcoming presidential debates in 2019 and 2020. More information will be updated as it is released about each debate and more debates will be added as their dates are confirmed.

Dates: June 26 & 27, 2019
Time: 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT)
Aired On: NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo
Live Stream: NBCNews.com
Location: The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami Beach, Florida
Sponsors: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Qualified Candidates: Bennet, Biden, Booker, Bullock, Buttigieg, Castro, Delaney, Gabbard, Gillibrand, Harris, Hickenlooper, Inslee, Klobuchar, O’Rourke, Ryan, Sanders, Swalwell, Warren, Williamson, Yang
Not Yet Qualified: Gravel, Moulton, Messam, Williamson
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. Tie-breaker rules will be used to limit the debate to 20 candidates.

Dates: July 30 & 31, 2019
Aired On: CNN
Live Stream: CNN.com
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Sponsors: TBD
Moderator: TBD
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. Tie-breaker rules will be used to limit the debate to 20 candidates.

Dates: September 12 & 13, 2019
Aired On: ABC, Univision
Live Stream: ABC News Live
Location: TBD
Sponsors: TBD
Moderator: TBD
Candidates: TBD
Qualifications: A candidate will need to have at least 2 percent support in four qualifying polls AND provide evidence of at least 130,000 individual donations from a minimum of 400 different donors in at least 20 states. Tie-breaker rules will be used to limit the debate to 20 candidates.

2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates

The following list is not exhaustive and represents leading Democratic candidates who have declared their candidacy for the presidential election in 2020. The list does not represent the endorsement of the Democratic Party of Illinois and is provided for informational purposes only.

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