Schedule For 4 2016 General Election Presidential Debates Announced


The Commission on Presidential Debates announced plans to host four general election debates in 2016 on Wednesday.

According to a statement from the nonpartisan commission posted online, there will be four presidential debates in September and October, 2016: at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio (Sept. 26), Washington University in St. Louis, (Oct. 9), and University of Nevada-Las Vegas (Oct. 19).

A vice presidential debate is scheduled for Oct. 4 at Longwood University in Farmville, Va.

The commission will announce the debate format and criteria for candidate selection in the “near future,” according to the statement.