Debates

A Complete Guide to the Democratic Debates for the 2020 Presidential Primary

Everything you'll need to know for the upcoming Democratic presidential debates in 2020

The Democratic National Committee approved up to 12 debates, with six occurring in 2019 and six more set for 2020. The first four debates of 2020 will be held in early voting states, in some cases days before those contests.

Who’s Running for President in 2020?

The field of Democratic 2020 presidential candidates is packed, though some have already dropped out. Those still in the race include a former vice president, senators, businessmen, House members, a former governor and a mayor. As for the GOP, a former governor and former congressman are vying to challenge President Trump.

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Updated Nov. 20, 2019
Note: Incorrect information about Michael Bennet’s cancer diagnosis and titles for Joe Sestak and William Weld have been revised on July 29, 2019, 3:17 p.m. ET.
Credit: Jo Bruni, Emma Barnett, Asher Klein, Dan Macht, Kelly Zegers / NBC;  Photos: Getty Images

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