When is the presidential debate? Here’s when the CNN hosted event is and how you can watch

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump will go head to head this week for the first presidential debate of the 2024 cycle.

The two frontrunners for the White House this year are two men who are well-known in the political and media arena alike. The two will participate in the 90 minute debate in Atlanta which will be a bit different from past presidential debates with the notable absence of a studio audience, according to host CNN.

The first in-person debate is still giving many 2020 deja vu. Here’s when the debate will happen and where you can stream it.

When is the presidential debate? What time is the presidential debate?

The first presidential debate will take place Thursday, June 27 at 9 p.m. ET/ 8 p.m. CT at CNN’s studios in Georgia.

Where can I watch the first presidential debate between Biden and Trump?

If you have cable, you can watch the live debate on CNN, CNN International, CNN en Español and CNN Max

Where can I stream the presidential debate?

The debate will be streaming on CNN.com. USA TODAY will also stream the debate via YouTube, which takes place on Thursday, June 27, at 9 p.m. ET. Find the link here.

Who are the moderators for the first presidential debate between Trump and Biden?

CNN’s Jake Tapper and Dana Bash will moderate the first presidential debate for 2024, according to CNN’s pressroom.

What are the rules for the CNN presidential debate?

Along with not having a studio audience, both campaigns have agreed to have no interaction with campaign staff, no use of notes and not to interrupt each other during the debate, according to a release from CNN.

Microphones will be muted except for that candidate’s allotted time to speak. The moderators “will use all tools at their disposal to enforce timing and ensure a civilized discussion,” according to the network.

Who’s running for president 2024?

Along with Biden and Trump, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is running as an Independent and Chase Oliver is running under the Libertarian Party.

Kennedy and Oliver will not be participating in the debate.

What are the qualifications to participate in a presidential debate?

To qualify for participation, CNN writes that presidential candidates must meet the following criteria:

Fulfill the requirements outlined in Article II, Section 1 of the Constitution

File a Statement of Candidacy with the Federal Election Commission

A candidate’s name must appear on a sufficient number of state ballots to reach the 270 electoral vote threshold to win the presidency prior to the eligibility deadline

Agree to accept the rules and format of the debate

Receive at least 15% in four separate national polls of registered or likely voters that meet CNN’s standards for reporting.

Tennessee voting calendar

Here’s some important dates to keep in mind as we head into the election season.

State and Federal Primary and State and County General Election

Voter registration deadline: Tuesday, July 2

Early voting for August general election: Friday, July 12 – Saturday, July 27

Absentee ballot request deadline: Thursday, July 25

State and federal primary, state and county general election: Aug. 1

Important dates to remember for voting in the November general election

Voter registration deadline: Monday, Oct. 7

Early Voting: Wednesday, Oct. 16 – Thursday, Oct. 31

Absentee ballot request deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 29

When do we vote for president?

The General Election is on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Have official candidates been announced for 2024 presidential race?

Not yet.

Trump and Biden are the presumptive Republican and Democratic nominees for president. The official nomination of these two as candidates for their respective parties is expected to come during each party’s convention this summer.

Democrats will make an official presidential nomination either at a virtual roll call ahead of the Democratic National Convention or at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in August. Republicans will make an official presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in July.

Samantha Neely contributed to this report.

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