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Second presidential debate 2023: date, time, where it is and how to watch it


The second presidential debate will be on Sunday, October 8 at 9 p.m.
The second presidential debate will be on Sunday, October 8 at 9 p.m.

The 2023 electoral calendar includes another key date before the October 22 elections: the second presidential debate. After the first instance of debate on October 1, the candidates for head of state will meet again to exchange their proposals and ideas for governing the country with the electorate.

Javier Milei, Sergio Massa, Patricia Bullrich, Juan Schiaretti and Myriam Bregman They will meet again to debate different topics defined by the National Electoral Chamber and the Advisory Council, in discussion with the different political parties they represent.

The second presidential debate will be on October 8 starting at 9 p.m. at the UBA Faculty of Lawin CABA. The institution had already hosted the second presidential debate of 2019, an occasion in which Alberto Fernández, Mauricio Macri, Roberto Lavagna, Nicolás del Caño, José Luis Espert and Juan José Gómez Centurión participated.

“On September 4, in the Council Chamber, Ricardo Gelpi, rector of the University of Buenos Aires, Alberto R. Dalla Via, president of the Electoral Chamber and the dean of the Faculty of Law Leandro Vergara signed the collaboration agreement that establishes the Faculty as the venue for the second Presidential Debate 2023″, says a statement released by that university.

The second presidential debate 2023 will be held at the UBA Faculty of Law
The second presidential debate 2023 will be held at the UBA Faculty of Law

The topics of the second presidential debate 2023 they will be:

  • Security
  • Work and production
  • Human development, housing and environmental protection

It should be noted that in the first presidential debate the topics to be discussed were: Economy, Education, and Human Rights and democratic coexistence.

The presidential candidates participating are:

  • Javier Milei (Freedom Advances)
  • Sergio Massa (Union for the Homeland)
  • Patricia Bullrich (Together for Change)
  • Juan Schiaretti (We do for Our Country)
  • Myriam Bregman (Left and Workers Front)
The location of the candidates during the first presidential debate was, from left to right: Bregman, Massa, Schiaretti, Bullrich and Milei
The location of the candidates during the first presidential debate was, from left to right: Bregman, Massa, Schiaretti, Bullrich and Milei

The location of the candidates on stage will be, from left to right: Juan Schiaretti, Patricia Bullrich, Javier Milei, Myriam Bregman and Sergio Massa.

It is worth remembering that last Sunday Bregman, Massa, Bullrich, Schiaretti and Milei were located from left to right.

According to the draw carried out by CNE authorities, the opening block will begin by Javier Milei.

Regarding the Security block, the first to intervene will be Patricia Bullrich. Then, in the Work and Production block, the first to have the floor will be Juan Schiaretti. On the other hand, in the last thematic block (Human development, housing and environmental protection), who will start will be Sergio Massa.

There are 4 rounds of crossed questions, which, in turn, have 5 turns. This way, all candidates will be able to ask each of their opponents a question. According to the regulations, questions cannot last more than 15 seconds and answers, more than 45.

Finally, the 1-minute closing will begin with the intervention of Myriam Bregmanand the last to present will be Sergio Massa.

In addition, it will also be implemented again in the second presidential debate. right of reply, which was the novelty of the first meeting in Santiago del Estero. This tool can be used up to 5 times by each candidate throughout the debate to respond to one of his opponents when he feels challenged by his speech.

The right to reply was the novelty during the first presidential debate 2023

The journalists in charge of moderating the second debate in CABA will be: Mariana Veron (The nine), Marcelo Bonelli (Channel 13), Sergio Roulier (El Tres TV de Rosario) and Soledad Larghi (America), who will guide the discussions during the second meeting.

In the first presidential debate, the journalists in charge of moderating the candidates’ interventions were: Rodolfo Barili (Telefe), Esteban Mirol (El Nueve), Evangelina Ramallo (Channel 9 of Paraná) and Lucila Trujillo (Public TV).

Mariana Verón, Marcelo Bonelli, Sergio Roulier, Soledad Larghi, journalists second presidential debate 2023
Mariana Verón, Marcelo Bonelli, Sergio Roulier, Soledad Larghi, journalists second presidential debate 2023

Just like last Sunday, you will be able to follow the second presidential debate live on Infobaewith exclusive minute-by-minute coverage with top-level analysts and all the details in real time.

In addition, the debate will be broadcast live on Public Television (TVP), at 9 p.m., and with the possibility of retransmission on other channels, stations and websites throughout the country. The audiovisual production will be in charge of the Argentine Chamber of Independent Television Producers (CAPIT). On the other hand, during the transmission, electoral advertising in audiovisual communication services, and public announcements of national, provincial and municipal government acts, will be suspended.

Carlos Maslatón and María Laura Santillán were part of the Infobae analyst staff for the first presidential debate 2023 (Gustavo Gavotti)
Carlos Maslatón and María Laura Santillán were part of the Infobae analyst staff for the first presidential debate 2023 (Gustavo Gavotti)



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