DNC and ABC Announce Candidates Participating in Eighth Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
February 7, 2020
Today, the DNC and ABC announced that seven candidates have been invited to participate in the eighth Democratic presidential primary debate. Each candidate was invited based on the qualification criteria agreed to by the DNC and ABC. The debate will take place on February 7 at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire.
The debate will air on ABC, in partnership with WMUR-TV and Apple News. Our broadcast partners are fully committed to providing accessible communications for deaf and disabled audiences as well.
Based on the qualification criteria agreed to by the DNC and ABC, and announced in January 2020, the following candidates have been invited to participate in the eighth primary debate:
Vice President Joe Biden
Mayor Pete Buttigieg
Sen. Amy Klobuchar
Sen. Bernie Sanders
Mr. Tom Steyer
Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Mr. Andrew Yang