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Three Cruz-O’Rourke debates set

Posted: 4:20 PM, Sep 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-14 17:20:06-04

Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep Beto O’Rourke will participate in three mutually agreed upon debates leading up to the 2018 U.S. Senate election in Texas.

The debates will be stages in Dallas on Sept. 21, Houston on Sept. 30 and San Antonio on Oct. 16. Each will be 60 minutes in length and will be conducted in the formats outlined below.

DEBATE ONE
Date: Friday, Sept. 21
City: Dallas
Location: Southern Methodist University
Topic: Domestic policy
Format: Podiums, moderated with a 240 person audience

DEBATE TWO
Date: Sunday, Sept. 30
City: Houston
Location: University of Houston
Topic: Domestic policy
Format: Stools, town hall style with a 250+ person audience

DEBATE THREE
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 16
City: San Antonio
Location: Studio
Topic: Half domestic policy, half foreign policy
Format: Podiums, moderated with a 120 person audience