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Want To Attend The Democratic Debate In Atlanta? Here’s How To Be Considered

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California.; Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont; former Vice President Joe Biden; Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts; and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg have qualified for the upcoming Democratic presidential primary debate to be held in Atlanta on Nov. 20.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California.; Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont; former Vice President Joe Biden; Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts; and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg have qualified for the upcoming Democratic presidential primary debate to be held in Atlanta on Nov. 20.
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Updated at 10:27 a.m. on Nov. 13

You could have a chance to attend the upcoming Democratic presidential primary debate, which will be held in Atlanta.

Complete an online form on the Democratic National Committee’s website to state your interest in attending the debate held in Tyler Perry Studios on Nov. 20. The form asks for your name, email, ZIP code and phone number. After clicking “Submit,” the website directs to a prompt to contribute to the DNC. But, you don’t have to donate to be considered for a ticket.

“There’s no correlation between donating to the landing page and getting a ticket. The donation page is a separate landing page after the form is submitted,” Daniel Wessel, DNC spokesperson, said.

It’s best to sign up ASAP because there is limited seating and “most requests will not be possible to accommodate,” as stated on the form. 

Also, the “DNC will work with the Georgia Democratic Party and a variety of local organizations, including unions, local Democratic organizations and women’s rights organizations, to invite guests to the debate. Each campaign will also be allocated an equal number of tickets,” as reported by The Washington Post.

This is slated to be the fifth Democratic presidential debate leading up to the primaries to be held in early 2020. The debate is planned to last for two hours and to have “balanced speaking time” for the candidates. 

Currently, there are 10 Democratic presidential candidates that qualify for the November debate: Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Sens. Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard. 

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, billionaire Tom Steyer and entrepreneur Andrew Yang also qualify to be on the debate stage.

MSNBC and The Washington Post will co-host the debate. MSNBC show hosts Rachel Maddow and Andrea Mitchell will be moderators of the debate with NBC News White House correspondent Kristen Welker and Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker.

If you can’t see the debate in person, it will be televised on MSNBC from 9 to 11 p.m. on Nov. 20 and will be available to stream through MSNBC and The Washington Post’s websites and mobile apps.