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What Time is The Vice Presidential Debate?

Get the details on the presidential debate and comment on what you're hoping to hear.

The vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is at 6 p.m. Oct. 11. Below is more information on that debate and the rest of the debates leading up to Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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Below is the schedule for upcoming debates:

October 11, 2012
Vice Presidential
Topic: Foreign and domestic policy 
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Location: Centre College in Danville, Kentucky (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan
Moderator: Martha Raddatz (ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent)

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
Topic: Town meeting format including foreign and domestic policy
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Location: Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney
Moderator: Candy Crowley (CNN Chief Political Correspondent)

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
Topic: Foreign policy
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Location: Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney
Moderator: Bob Schieffer (Host of Face the Nation on CBS)

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

Pat Resende October 11, 2012 at 01:41 AM
I believe it is 6 pm PACIFIC time, not EASTERN time! Beware, or correct the post.
Kristin Gulledge October 11, 2012 at 02:04 AM
Don't forget that the gubernatorial debate is at 9:00 p.m. - Rob McKenna and Jay Inslee.
Lisa Baumann (Editor) October 11, 2012 at 03:19 AM
Thanks Pat - yes the Vice Presidential Debate is at 6 p.m. here in the Seattle area and I've changed the post.
Kristin Gulledge October 11, 2012 at 03:44 AM
Of course, you might wish to tape/record/TIVO/DVD these debates so you can go to the local forum that night. Info from Patch: Roger Goodman and Joel Hussey Larry Springer and Jim Thatcher 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11 Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School, 22130 NE 133rd Street Details - http://woodinville.patch.com/articles/45th-legislative-candidate-forum-to-take-place-in-woodinville-thursday
Jason Rothkowitz October 13, 2012 at 04:32 PM
Awesome! Thank you Kristin!

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