PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES: SIMPLIFIED

MUST KNOWS:

  • A PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE IS BETWEEN THE MAJOR CANDIDATES IN THE UPCOMING ELECTION; THIS TIME IT IS JOE BIDEN (D) AND 
    DONALD TRUMP (R)

  • THERE ARE THREE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES AND ONE VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

    • THE DATES FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES ARE: ​

      • SEPTEMBER 29, 2020​

      • OCTOBER 15, 2020 (CANCELLED DUE TO TRUMP TESTING POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AND REFUSING TO MOVE TO A VIRTUAL SETTING)

      • OCTOBER 22, 2020

  • THE DATE FOR THE VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE, WHICH IS BETWEEN KAMALA HARRIS (D) AND MIKE PENCE (R), WILL TAKE PLACE 
    ON OCTOBER 7, 2020

  • BOTH CANDIDATES/THEIR TEAMS HAVE TO AGREE ON A MODERATOR (SOMETIMES IT IS MORE THAN ONE) WHO WILL ASK THE QUESTIONS

    • THE QUESTIONS USUALLY REVOLVE AROUND HOT TOPICS DURING THE ELECTION CYCLE, FOR EXAMPLE, SOME OF THE QUESTIONS ASKED IN THE
      SEPTEMBER 29th DEBATE WERE ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE, THE CORONA VIRUS, WHITE SUPREMACY GROUPS, AND THE ECONOMY.​