This will be the 11th presidential debate this cycle, the fourth to be hosted by CNN and the second by Univision. On February 19, NBC News, MSNBC and the Nevada Independent will host a debate in Las Vegas, and CBS News will sponsor a debate in Charleston, SC, on February 25.
The Phoenix debate will air on CNN, CNN en Espanol, CNN International and Univision, as well as across mobile devices and streaming platforms.
The race likely will look much different, though, as it will be the first debate following Super Tuesday on March 3. More than a third of the delegates will be awarded on that date, when 14 states will hold primaries and caucuses.
The moderators, venue and qualifying criteria for the two-hour debate have yet to be announced.
CNN hosted presidential debates on July 30-31 from Detroit; on October 15 from Westerville, Ohio; and on January 14 from Des Moines. CNN also simulcast a December 19 debate in Los Angeles that was hosted by PBS NewsHour and Politico. Univision co-hosted a debate with ABC News on September 12 from Houston.
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