The first and only vice presidential debate of the 2020 election kicks off Wednesday, October 7 in Salt Lake City, where incumbent Vice President Mike Pence meets Sen. Kamala Harris.
We begin our coverage at 6 pm EDT with our nightly PBS NewsHour broadcast, followed by an hour of election-related programming. At 8 pm, NewsHour’s senior political reporter, Daniel Bush, will host a digital pre-show looking at what to expect from the debate and talking about key issues this election cycle.
At 9 pm, the debate begins. The 90-minute debate will consist of nine 10-minute segments. Special coverage and analysis continues after the debate with NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff.