Presidential Primary Debate in Ohio, Oct. 15
Sept. 13, 2019: DNC has announced that CNN and
The New York Times will co-host the fourth debate at
Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. The debate
will occur on October 15, and potentially October 16, if needed.
CNN and the New York Times also announced that the debate will
be moderated by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett,
and by Marc Lacey of the New York Times. Format will be
announced at a future date.
Last year, DNC Chair Tom Pérez announced that his goals
for the Democratic presidential primary debates are to: (1) give
the grassroots a bigger voice than ever before; (2) showcase
our candidates on an array of media platforms; (3) present an
opportunity for vigorous discussion about issues, ideas and
solutions; and (4) reach as many potential voters as possible.
Pérez announced 12 presidential primary debates to be held over
the course of the 2020 cycle.
The debate will air live on CNN, CNN International,
CNN en Español, and stream on
homepage. The debate will be available across mobile devices via
CNN's and The New York Times’s apps for iOS and Android, via
CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and
Android TV, SiriusXM Channels 116, 454, 795, the Westwood One
Radio Network and National Public Radio. The broadcast partners
are fully committed to providing accessible communications for
deaf and disabled audiences.