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The First Democratic Debate happens THIS WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, June 26 & 27 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida with moderators, Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, Rachel Maddow, and Jose Diaz-Balart. The event is hosted by NBC news, MSNBC and Telemundo and will air live on all three networks from 9pm to 11pm Eastern Time both nights. 10 candidates will be featured on Wednesday night and the other 10 on Thursday night.

Here are the democratic candidates:

  • Michael Bennet (U.S. senator from Colorado)
  • Joe Biden (former Vice-President of the United States)
  • Cory Booker (U.S. senator from New Jersey)
  • Steve Bullock (Governor of Montana)
  • Pete Buttigieg (Mayor of South Bend, Indiana)
  • Julian Castro (former HUD secretary)
  • Bill de Blasio (Mayor of New York City)
  • John Delaney (former U.S. congressman from Maryland)
  • Tulsi Gabbard (U.S. congresswoman from Hawaii)
  • Kirsten Gillibrand (U.S. senator from New York)
  • Kamala Harris (U.S. senator from California)
  • John Hickenlooper (former governor of Colorado)
  • Jay Inslee (governor of Washington state)
  • Amy Klobuchar (U.S. senator from Minnesota)
  • Seth Moulton (U.S. congressman from Massechusetts)
  • Beto O’Rourke (former U.S. congressman from Texas)
  • Tim Ryan (U.S. congressman from Ohio)
  • Bernie Sanders (U.S. senator from Vermont)
  • Eric Swalwell (U.S. congressman from California)
  • Elizabeth Warren (U.S. senator from Massechusetts)
  • Andrew Yang (Business leader)

Both nights, the candidates with the highest polling averages will stand side-by-side center stage in this NBC-sponsored face-off (Warren/O’Rourke on Wednesday night and Biden/Sanders Thursday night). Tune in and pay close attention. Most importantly, when the time comes, exercise your right to VOTE! Do NOT be fooled into thinking your vote doesn’t count. Our forefathers and mothers fought hard for our right to vote so take full advantage of it!


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