Five Candidates Confirmed for October 8 Open Presidential Debate in Denver

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Free & Equal Elections Foundation announces its second open Presidential debate of the 2020 US Presidential election, scheduled for October 8, 2020 at 6pm MDT in Denver, Colorado.

Ten presidential candidates have been invited, and five are already confirmed to participate in this historic debate. Criteria for debate inclusion requires the candidate be on the ballot in at least 8 states.

Co-hosted by Open the Debates, 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

Confirmed candidates include Brian Carroll, Brock Pierce, Don Blankenship, Gloria La Riva and Howie Hawkins.

Free & Equal’s annual tour “United We Stand” will present pre-debate entertainment with musical artists from 2:00 to 5:00pm MDT.

The event will be closed to the public and streamed live at has offered to cover and promote the event.

Since 2008, Free & Equal Elections Foundation has set the standard for open, all-inclusive political debates. 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.

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.

For press inquiries, please contact:

Kristan Harris

Free & Equal Media Director