The Commission on Presidential Debates announced on Sept. 23, 2015, the schedule for three 2016 presidential debates and one vice presidential.
The schedule is:
First presidential debate: Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio
Vice presidential debate: Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at Longwood University in Farmville, Va.
Second presidential debate: Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, at Washington University in St. Louis
Third presidential debate: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
In a statement, the commission said that it will release details on format and eligibility criteria “in the near future,” while the moderators would be announced next year.
“We appreciate the many applications we received and are delighted with the sites we have selected,” said commission co-chairs Frank Fahrenkopf and Mike McCurry in the statement. “We look forward to working with these fine universities and their students and communities to bring these important civic events to the nation.”