Nevada Independent Editor Jon Ralston will co-moderate the Democratic presidential debate. The other moderators are: NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC anchor Lester Holt, Meet the Press moderator and NBC News political director Chuck Todd, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent and host of MSNBC Live Hallie Jackson and senior correspondent at Noticias Telemundo Vanessa Hauc.
The two-hour debate, which will air on NBC and MSNBC starting at 6 PM on the West Coast, will stream live on NBC News NOW on OTT devices, NBCNews.com, MSNBC.com, NBC News Mobile App, NBC News and MSNBC’s Facebook pages, and online at The Nevada Independent. It will also air live in Spanish on cable channel Universo as well as the Noticias Telemundo mobile app and website, and Noticias Telemundo’s Facebook page.
The Democratic National Committee previously announced the qualification criteria; participating candidates will be announced at a later date.
Viewers can submit queries for consideration to be used by one of the moderators during the debate. Submit questions at NBCNews.com/DebateQuestions until Friday, Feb. 14.
Media Credentials: The deadline to apply for media access has passed.
Tickets: The DNC will work with the Nevada Democratic Party and a variety of local organizations, including unions, various local Democratic organizations, women's rights organizations, and more to invite guests to the debate. Each campaign will also be allocated an equal number of tickets.
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