DNC and CNN Announce Candidates Participating in Seventh Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
January 11, 2020
Today, the DNC, CNN and The Des Moines Register announced that six candidates have been invited to participate in the seventh Democratic presidential primary debate. Each candidate was invited based on the qualification criteria agreed to by the DNC, CNN, and The Des Moines Register. The debate will take place on January 14 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
Based on the qualification criteria agreed to by the DNC, CNN, and The Des Moines Register, and announced in December 2019, the following candidates have been invited to participate in the seventh primary debate:
Vice President Joe Biden
Mayor Pete Buttigieg
Sen. Amy Klobuchar
Sen. Bernie Sanders
Mr. Tom Steyer
Sen. Elizabeth Warren
The debate will be broadcast live in its entirety, without requiring log-in to a cable provider, exclusively to CNN.com’s and desmoinesregister.com’s homepage, across mobile device via CNN’s and The Des Moines Register’s apps for iOS and Android, and via CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Android TV. The full debate will be available exclusively the day following the airing on demand via cable/satellite systems, on CNNgo (at CNN.com/go on your desktop, smartphone, and tablets, and via CNNgo OTT apps), and CNN mobile apps on iOS and Android. Our broadcast partners are fully committed to providing accessible communications for deaf and disabled audiences as well.