Free and Equal Elections Third Presidential Debate 2020 - List of Sponsors

3rd Open Presidential Debate Announced for October 24th

Candidates to Take Stage in Historic 3rd Open Presidential Debate October 24

Cross-Partisan Debate Takes Root in Wake of Disastrous Two-Party Debates


The Free & Equal Elections Foundation is partnering with the emerging Independent National Union. Together, along with co-host Open the Debates, they will present the third Open Presidential Debate of the 2020 election at Little America Hotel & Resort Grand Ballroom on October 24, 2020 at 6pm MDT in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The debate will take place during the first ever Independent National Convention (INC 2020)

Focused on creating an alternative debate platform that can truly serve the needs of the American electorate, the debate will bring together candidates from across the political spectrum to give U.S. voters a richer view of their actual ballot choices.


Ten presidential candidates have been invited. Criteria for debate inclusion requires the candidate be on the ballot in at least 8 states. The debate will use the cumulative debate format to provide a balanced and informative dialogue among the candidates. 


Invited Candidates: 

Brian Carroll, American Solidarity Party

Brock Pierce, Independent

Don Blankenship, Constitution Party

Donald Trump, Republican Party

Gloria La Riva, Party for Socialism & Liberation

Howie Hawkins, Green Party

Jo Jorgensen, Libertarian Party

Joe Biden, Democratic Party

Kanye West, Independent

Rocky De La Fuente, Independent

Stay tuned for confirmed candidate announcements. 


Since 2008, the Free & Equal Elections Foundation has set the standard for inclusive political debates that cover a range of neglected issues. In 2012, we hosted the very first globally-televised open presidential debate in US history, moderated by Larry King and Christina Tobin. Free & Equal is also developing a blockchain election app in partnership with Nexus Earth


The debate will be streamed at You’re invited to attend the debate live by registering for INC 2020 or securing an in-person debate only pass here.


About Free & Equal Elections Foundation

The Free & Equal Elections Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to open the electoral process through education and collaborative action. 


About Open the Debates

Open the Debates is a 501(c)3 project of the Mediators Foundation working to open up the political debates of our nation to all ballot-qualified candidates, at every level of government.


About Independent National Union

The Independent National Union is an emerging framework for organizing the independent political sector under a shared banner to build political power outside the two-party duopoly.


For press inquiries, please contact:

Kristan Harris

Free & Equal Media Director