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Face to Face | Debates on Prairie Public

Minnesota 7th District Congressional Debate
Premiered live on Monday, October 5

Michelle Fischbach (R)
Collin Peterson (D)

Moderator: Matt Olien

North Dakota Congressional Debate
Premiered live on Thursday, October 8

Kelly Armstrong (R)
Steven Peterson (Lib.)
Zach Raknerud (D)

Moderator: Matt Olien

North Dakota Superintendent of Public Instruction Debate
Premiered live on Friday, October 16

Kirsten Baesler
Brandt Dick

Moderator: Dave Thompson

North Dakota Governor Debate
Premiered live on Wednesday, October 21

Doug Burgum (R)
DuWayne Hendrickson (Lib.)
Shelley Lenz (D)

Moderator: Dave Thompson

Candidate debates on Prairie Public are sponsored by AARP North Dakota.

News & Interviews

Statewide News and Election Updates on the Prairie Public NewsRoom

National Election Coverage from NPR Politics

Meet all the statewide candidates on Main Street.

Keep coming back as more are added throughout the election season.

Shelley Lenz (D)
Coming soon: Interviews with Doug Burgum (R) and DuWayne Hendrickson (Lib.)

Candidate interviews coming soon.

PBS | Debates and Election Specials

Frontline: The Choice 2020
Now streaming on

Ahead of the 2020 election, FRONTLINE’s critically acclaimed series “The Choice” returns with interwoven investigative biographies of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.

Debates on PBS NewsHour

Presidential Debates
Joe Biden (D) and Donald Trump (R)

Watch Now: September 29 debate
Next Debate: Thursday, October 22, at 8pm

Vice Presidential Debate
Kamala Harris (D) and Mike Pence (R)

Watch Now: October 7 debate

PBS NewsHour
Weekdays at 6pm
Weekends at 5:30pm

Join Judy Woodruff and correspondents on PBS NewsHour for in-depth analysis and election coverage.

Plus, tune in on election night (November 3) for live results.

Amanpour & Co.
Weekdays at 10pm

Christiane Amanpour engages global thought leaders and influencers on issues impacting our world on Amanpour & Co.

Firing Line with Margaret Hoover
Tuesdays at 11:30pm

Join Margaret Hoover for conversations with voices from across the ideological spectrum on Firing Line.