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Here are the 2016 presidential debate moderators

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2016 presidential debates.


Andrew Couts


The people who will likely be blamed for ruining the chances of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and/or Republican nominee Donald Trump to reach the White House have officially been announced. 

We’re talking, of course, about the 2016 presidential debate moderators. Here’s a quick rundown of who’s moderating the presidential and vice presidential debates, when the debates are happening, and where.

Who: Lester Holt, NBC Nightly News anchor 

What: First presidential debate

When: Monday, Sept. 26, at Hofstra University; Hempstead, New York

Who: Elaine Quijano, CBS News anchor and correspondent

What: Vice presidential debate

When: Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Longwood University; Farmville, Virginia 

Who: Martha Raddatz, ABC News chief global affairs correspondent and host of This Week. Anderson Cooper, CNN anchor

What: Second presidential debate (town hall event)

When: Sunday, Oct. 9, at Washington University in St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri

Who: Chris Wallace, anchor of Fox News Sunday

What: Third presidential debate

When: Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Las Vegas, Nevada

Contact the author: Andrew Couts,

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