Commission on Presidential Debates Sets Dates, Formats For 2012 Debates

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By Alex Weprin Comments

The Commission on Presidential Debates has announced the dates, locations and formats for the 2012 Presidential debates. The moderators will be announced later this Summer. As usual, expect coverage across the broadcast network and cable news channels.

Debate 1: October 3, in Denver, CO. Will focus on domestic issues, with a moderator asking questions.

VP Debate: October 11, in Danville, KY. Will be wide-ranging, with a moderator asking questions

Debate 2: October 16, in Hempstead, NY.  A town-hall format, with undecided voters (as screened by Gallup) asking the questions.

Debate 3: October 22, in Boca Raton, FL. Will focus on foreign policy, with a moderator asking questions.