Third Democrat Primary Debate Slated for Houston

Breitbart | 7/10/2019 | Hannah Bleau
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The third Democrat primary debate will take place in Houston, the Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday.

According to the DNC, the third Democrat debate is set for September 12–13, although the second night may not be necessary. It depends on how many candidates remain. Certainly, if there are still 20 qualifying candidates, there would be a reason to split the debate into two nights.

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It will be more difficult for candidates to qualify, as the DNC progressively tightens the criteria. According to reports, candidates will need to garner at least two percent in four select polls and have 130,000 unique donors. This is double the requirements of the first debate, which required 65,000 unique donors or one percent support in three qualifying polls.

Regardless, ABC and Univision will host the debate.

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“As the nation’s most diverse city, Houston is the perfect place for the Democratic Party’s third debate,” DNC Chair Tom Perez said in a statement.

He continued:

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Leaders like Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner have been key to making Houston the world class city it is today. Like the people of Texas, our candidates come from all kinds of backgrounds, and are all united by...
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