DNC: Next presidential debate to be held at Ohio's Otterbein University

Posted at 2:38 PM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 14:41:13-04

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The next debate between Democratic presidential candidates will take place at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, the Democratic National Committee announced Friday.

CNN and The New York Times will host the fourth of twelve planned debates on Oct. 15, and if needed, Oct. 16.

CNN anchors Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett will moderate the fourth debate with New York Times National Editor Marc Lacey. The format of the debate is to be announced.

The debate will air live on CNN and across mobile devices via CNN's and The New York Times’s apps for iOS and Android. Viewers can also watch or listen to the debate on CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Android TV, SiriusXM Channels 116, 454, 795, the Westwood One Radio Network and National Public Radio.

To qualify for the debate, candidates must receive 2% or more support in at least four approved polls.

Candidates must also submit certification that their campaigns have received donations from a minimum of 130,000 unique donors, plus 400 unique donors per state in at least 20 states, by Oct. 1.

Ten Democratic candidates qualified for the most recent debate in Houston on Sept. 12.