‘Presidential debates’ is what differentiates USA election campaigning from the rest of the world.
A big part of the world focuses on the USA politics, the candidates, the debates, and the progress of the elections that are to take place on 8th of November.
Hillary of the Democratic Party and Trump of the Republican Party are face to face in the fight to become the leader of the American Government, where as Tim Kaine and Mike Pence are respectively their mate-runners who are contesting for the position of vice-president.
Election Craze Count
The First Debate: 10, 0000000 people have seen the debate on television breaking the record of last 36 years for the number of viewers for the presidential debate, which can be regarded as definitely the biggest debate in the history of television.
6070,000 tweets made on twitter.
More than 18000000 people Discussed about the debate on Facebook.
The System of Debates
Donald Trump of Republican Party and Hilary Clinton of the Democratic Party have come face to face two debates held so far on 27th of September and 10th of October. In USA, as a process of election, the prospective presidents have to contest 3 debates which are live telecasted across various television channels in the USA and worldwide.
So as race for the 45th President of the United States of America continues, Hilary and Trump spill their beans and prove their fitness for the position of president during the debates.
Who Decides the Topics for Debates
The debate is conducted by the Moderators who pass the questions between the opponents, keeps account of the timings divided between them and takes care of the protocols of the debate.
The moderator announces the topics at least a week before the debate. As the debate begins, moderator opens the questions before each candidate with two minutes given for response.
Later, the candidates are given opportunity to respond to each other directly.
Debate Topics for the 2016 Presidential Elections
You might think, since USA is a rich country, the manifesto of the political parties and the candidates in this country must be very different from those of India, China, and so son. Right? Let’s tell you that this county has exactly the same problems of poverty, health and education facilities, unemployment, corruption and terrorism.
The First Presidential Debate 2016
The first presidential debate was held in the Hofstra University of USA, Hempstead, New York on Monday, September 26, 2016 according to USA.
The Moderators for the first debate that was held on 26th of September was Lester Holt who is news Anchor for NBC Nightly News.
The Second Presidential Debate 2016
The Second presidential debate was held at Washington University in St. Louis, MO on Sunday, October 9, conducted by two moderators ‘Martha Raddatz’, Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and Co-Anchor of “This Week,” ABC and Anderson Cooper, Anchor, CNN.
In the second presidential debate questions were collectively posed by citizen participants, and by the moderators based on topics of broad public interest as reflected in social media and other sources.
The Third Presidential Debate
The third and the final debate will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, with the Moderator Chris Wallace, Anchor, Fox News Sunday.
Topics for the final debate have been announced. Topics such as debt and entitlements, immigration, economy, Supreme Court, foreign hot spots and the candidates’ fitness to be president, will guide the final debate.
Those topics may change according to any further news developments.