Brazil’s Bolsonaro declines debate with rival ahead of Sunday election and sought to counter criticism that he represents a threat to country’s democracy.
Political Debates articles on Democracy Chronicles
Since the 1976 Presidential Election, political debates have been a customary part of U.S. presidential campaigns. There is no legal or independent influence on participants, format, and rules. Most often, formats are chosen by secret memoranda of understanding between the two major parties. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics.
Green Party candidates are being excluded from debates and polls in U.S by news media and polling criteria that favor Democratic and Republican candidates.
A working redistricting process attempts to redress a problem identified by the Founding Fathers: How to account for population changes over time.
Survey finds overwhelming support for making it more possible for a third candidate to participate in the presidential debates
Forcing the Commission on Presidential Debates to include independents and third parties not easy
I ran as an independent candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 election cycle and I came in number 15! Many of you have asked what’s next. I am thinking about running for office again.
Hopefuls gathered at University of Colorado at Boulder as the alternative presidential candidates push for support
Clinton not only pointed out that everything Trump said was false, she expanded on each of his mistakes. This is how ugly it has gotten. However, it was a very interesting debate to watch
Commission on Presidential Debates accused after only Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine in VP debate
Before the start of the debate on Monday night, supporters for the Green Party candidate Jill Stein came out to Hofstra to call for open debates