• Where will the candidates stand on the Democratic debate stage?

    By: Debbie Lord


    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke will be center stage next week on night one of the first 2020 Democratic debate.

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    The lineup for the debate, which will take place over consecutive nights, was announced Tuesday by NBC, the network hosting the debate.

    On night one of the debate, June 26, the candidates will stand from left to right in this order:

    Mayor Bill de Blasio, of New York; Rep. Tim Ryan, of Ohio; Julián Castro, the former housing secretary; Sen. Cory Booker, of New Jersey; Warren; O’Rourke; Sen. Amy Klobuchar, of Minnesota; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, of Hawaii; Gov. Jay Inslee, of Washington; and former Rep. John Delaney, of Maryland.

    Night two will see Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders standing side by side in the middle of the 10 candidates participating in that night’s debate.

    On night two, June 27, the lineup will look like this from left to right: Marianne Williamson, a self-help author; former Gov. John Hickenlooper, of Colorado; Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur; Mayor Pete Buttigieg, of South Bend, Indiana; Biden; Sanders; Sen. Kamala Harris, of California; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York; Sen. Michael Bennet, of Colorado; and Rep. Eric Swalwell, of California.

    Click here to read more about the Democratic debate, the time, the channel and how to watch.

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