New polling has granted former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg the foothold he needed to be eligible for his first Democratic presidential debate. Bloomberg will face off against five other Democratic candidates in Wednesday’s debate in Nevada. Here everything you need to know about Las Vegas Democratic presidential debate.
To qualify for the argument, each candidates needed to meet one of two polling prerequisites: He or she must poll at 12 percent or more in at least two surveys at Nevada and/or South Carolina; or They Need to survey at 10 percent or more in four surveys in those states, or in federal surveys
When & where will start the Next Democratic debate?
The two-hour discussion, which is being hosted by NBC News, MSNBC, Noticias Telemundo and The Nevada Independent, is being held at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas. It is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. ET.
The occasion has five moderators –“NBC Nightly News” and”Dateline NBC” anchor Lester Holt,”Meet the Press” moderator along with NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent and host of”MSNBC Live” Hallie Jackson, Noticias Telemundo Senior Correspondent Vanessa Hauc and Jon Ralston of The Nevada Independent.
Who will Participate the Las Vegas Democratic Debate?
This round, we have several candidates that have qualified for the Nevada debate already:
- Joe Biden
- Pete Buttigieg
- Amy Klobuchar
- Bernie Sanders
- Elizabeth Warren
It is unclear whether the rest of the remaining candidates will participate, namely Tom Steyer, Tulsi Gabbard, and Michael Bloomberg
Host and Moderator of Nevada Debate
Hosted by NBC News and MSNBC, in partnership with The Nevada Independent, the debate will take place at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC anchor Lester Holt, Meet the Press moderator and NBC News political director Chuck Todd, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent and host of MSNBC Live Hallie Jackson, Noticias Telemundo senior correspondent Vanessa Hauc and Jon Ralston of The Nevada Independent will moderate the debate.
Free way to watch Next Democratic Debate Online
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Time: 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET
Where to watch: The debate will air on NBC and MSNBC.
The debate starts at 9 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on NBC and MSNBC. You will be able to stream it upon NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, the NBC News mobile app, NBC News’ and MSNBC’s Facebook webpages, and the The Nevada Independent. As with the preceding discussions, you can watch Wednesday discussion at No Cost On NBC’s digital platforms without authentication, which means you won’t Need to sign whatsoever, simply start streaming.
New polling from NPR-PBS Newshour Marist gave Bloomberg that the polling he had to qualify. Bloomberg is polling in 19 percent in this survey, trailing Sen. Bernie Sanders for the lead.
A change in qualifying rules allowed Bloomberg to be eligible for the debate. The Democratic party stopped the grassroots donor threshold requirement, which required candidates to get donations from thousands of fans to be included in the debate.
He will confront those five candidates in Wednesday’s debate: Sanders, I-Vermont; former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts; former Vice President Joe Biden; and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota, will be participate in the discussion next week.
When will the next debate: The next will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25. It will be hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute in partnership with Twitter. It will be held at the Gaillard Center in Charleston, South Carolina.