2020 Presidential Primary Debates

The Democratic National Committee's 2020 Presidential Primary Debate Series is officially underway! Over the next several months the Democrats running to become the next Presidential Nominee will face off on the debate stage to make the case for your vote.

If you’re as excited as many local Democrats are to watch our extraordinary candidates on the world’s stage, join us for one of our debate watch parties hosted throughout Delaware.

 

First Primary Debate - June 26 and 27 - Miami, Florida 

Qualifications: Candidates 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.

Wednesday, June 26

New Castle County Democrats Watch Party

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Autumn Arch Beer Project
810 Pencader Drive, Suite C
Newark, DE 19702

 

Wednesday Candidates include: Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar, John Delaney, Tulsi Gabbard, Julián Castro, Tim Ryan, Bill de Blasio, Jay Inslee

 

Click here to rewatch Night 1 of the first debate.


Thursday, June 27

Sussex County Democrats Watch Party

6 p.m. – 11 p.m.*

Sussex County Democratic Headquarters
21141 Sterling Ave.
Georgetown, DE 19947

*Phone banking with Team Coons and the Sussex Democrats from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

 

Wilmington Democrats Watch Party

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Timothy’s on the Riverfront
930 Justison St.
Wilmington, DE 19801

 

Thursday Candidates include: Michael Bennet, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, John Hickenlooper, Bernie Sanders, Eric Swalwell, Marianne Williamson, Andrew Yang 

Click here to rewatch Night 2 of the first debate.

 

Second Primary Debate - July 30 & 31 - Detroit, Michigan 

Qualifications: Candidates 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.

Check back soon for more watch party announcements 


 

Click here for a full listing of DNC events and watch parties.