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Democrats Announce Early Primary State Debate Schedule

Democrats will hold four debates in each of the early primary states as voting gets underway next year.


The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday that some of the debates are scheduled to be held just days before voters head to the polls. The first primary debate of the new year will be on Jan. 14 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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The second is scheduled for Feb. 7 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Democrats will debate in Las Vegas on Feb. 19, three days before the caucuses there.


And in South Carolina, they'll hold a debate on Feb. 25, four days before that state's Democratic primary.