2012 Presidential Election Calendar

2012 Presidential Election Calendar

2012 Presidential Debates

 

October 3, 2012 – (Presidential Debate – Domestic Policy) University of Denver, Denver, Colorado (9:00-10:30 PM ET). Moderator: Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor of the PBS NewsHour

 

The debate will focus on domestic policy and be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on topics to be selected by the moderator and announced several weeks before the debate.

 

The moderator will open each segment with a question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a discussion of the topic.

 

 

October 11, 2012 – (Vice-Presidential Debate – Domestic and Foreign Policy) Centre College, Danville, Kentucky (9:00-10:30 PM ET). Moderator: Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News

 

The debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine time segments of approximately 10 minutes each. The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a discussion of the question.

 

October 16, 2012 – (Presidential Debate – Town Hall Format, Covering Domestic and Foreign Policy) Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York (9:00-10:30 PM ET). Moderator: Candy Crowley, Chief Political Correspondent, CNN and Anchor, CNN’s State of the Union

 

The second presidential debate will take the form of a town meeting, in which citizens will ask questions of the candidates on foreign and domestic issues. Candidates each will have two minutes to respond, and an additional minute for the moderator to facilitate a discussion. The town meeting participants will be undecided voters selected by the Gallup Organization.

 

October 22, 2012 – (Presidential Debate – Foreign Policy) Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida (9:00-10:30 PM ET). Moderator: Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent, CBS News and Moderator, Face the Nation

 

The format for the debate will be identical to the first presidential debate and will focus on foreign policy.

 

2012 General Election

 

November 6, 2012 – U.S. Presidential, Senate, House Elections

Other Election Information

 

2012 Presidential Election Electoral Vote Map & Projection

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