- Candidates on the stage tonight needed to have at least a 1% in 3 authentic polls or have 65,000 donors with at least 200 from 20 separate states.
- How the candidates fare in tonight’s debate will affect their places in the polls and their betting odds going forward.
- All candidates will be given time to speak on issues that come up by the night’s moderators.
DETROIT – The remaining 10 candidates for the second night of the second Democratic primary debate will take the stage at the Fox Theatre in Detroit tonight. Each candidate will be given time to discuss their plans for the United States and debate these topics among their peers. While the event has a 2-hour time slot, night one of the debates went 43 minutes over the 2 hours they were given.
The candidates spent much of their time discussing the biggest issues concerning the United States today. The topics of healthcare, immigration reform, and gun control made their way to the stage and the remaining candidates will have their time to talk about these issues more in-depth tonight.
One topic that has not been widely spoken about during the Democratic campaigns is that of legal sports betting nationally with a federal framework now that PASPA in dead. Since PASPA was repealed in 2018, states have been legalizing sports wagering at a state level. Many of tonight’s candidates represents states where gambling on sporting events is legal or is somewhere in the process of potentially becoming legal.
Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, Former Vice President Joe Biden of Delaware, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, and businessman Andrew Yang of New York all hail from states where sports betting has been legalized in one form or another.
Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro of Texas, Senator Kamala Harris of California, and Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado are from states that have had bills for the legalization of sports betting introduced to their states. Of these, Colorado has been the most progressive with sports betting set to appear on the November ballot.
What Time Is Tonight’s Debate And How Can I Watch?
CNN will be broadcasting the night’s events from 8:00 ET to 10:00 pm ET. Live streaming will also be available through CNN.com, and any CNN app. CBSN will have live coverage throughout the debates. Westwood One radio will be airing the event.
Which Candidates Will Take The Stage On Night Two, And What Are Their Betting Odds?
Tonight we will see two of the odds on favorite to win the 2020 Democratic nomination take the stage in Sen. Kamala Harris, and Former VP Joe Biden. The other eight candidates tonight are all relative long shots with odds paying out +2,000 or more depending on where they are listed. All of the underdogs in tonight’s debate will be trying to resonate their message with voters and produce the highlight moment of the night. A sure fire way to see poll number go up and betting odds go down! Just ask Senator Kamala Harris.
Senator Kamala Harris of California +225
Former Vice President Joe Biden +325
Businessman Andrew Yang +2,000
Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey +4,000
Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii +4,000,
Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro of Texas +5,000
Washington Governor Jay Inslee +10,000
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio +10,000
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York +10,000
Senator Michael Bennet of Colorado +10,000
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Christina has been writing for as long as she can remember and does dedicated research on the newly regulated sports betting market. She comes from a family of sports lovers that engage in friendly bets from time to time. During the winter months, you can find Christina baking cookies and beating the entire staff at Mario Kart…the N64 version of course.