2020 Presidential debates


Scheduled debates
2020 United States presidential election

 

First presidential debate: Tuesday, September 29, 9-10:30 PM ET

Location: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland

Format: Six segments of approximately 15 minutes each on major topics to be selected by the moderator and announced at least one week before the debate.

Moderator: Chris Wallace

Candidates: Joe Biden (D), Donald Trump (R)

First vice presidential debate: Wednesday, October 7, 9-10:30 PM ET

Location: The University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Format: Nine segments of approximately 10 minutes each.

Moderator: Susan Page

Candidates: Kamala Harris (D), Mike Pence (R)

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Second presidential debate: Thursday, October 15, 9-10:30 PM ET

Location: Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami

Format: Town meeting. Questions will come from uncommitted local voters.

Moderator: Steve Scully

Candidates: Joe Biden (D), Donald Trump (R)

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Third presidential debate: Thursday, October 22, 9-10:30 PM ET

Location: Belmont University, Nashville

Format: Six segments of approximately 15 minutes each on major topics to be selected by the moderator and announced at least one week before the debate.

Moderator: Kristen Welker

Candidates: Joe Biden (D), Donald Trump (R)