The presidential candidates will face each other again this Sunday, October 8 from 9 p.m. at the second presidential debate before the 2023 elections. The meeting will take place at the UBA Faculty of Law in CABA, and will be moderated by journalists Mariana Verón, Marcelo Bonelli, Sergio Roulier and Soledad Larghi.
The topics of this second debate presidential will be “Security”, “Work and production” and “Human Development, Housing and Environmental Protection”. Each candidate will have one minute of opening, and then all the applicants, Javier Milei, Sergio Massa, Patricia Bullrich, Juan Schiaretti and Myriam Bregman will take turns according to the pre-established order to speak for 2 minutes without interruptions on each topic. Likewise, they can use the right of reply on 5 occasions, just like during the first presidential debate.
According to the draw carried out by CNE authorities, the location of the candidates on stage will be, from left to right: Juan Schiaretti, Patricia Bullrich, Javier Milei, Myriam Bregman and Sergio Massa. Meanwhile, the block of opening will be started by Javier Milei. In this section, which will last a total of 12 minutes, candidates have 1 minute to introduce themselves.
As for the Security block, will last a total of 21 minutes and the first to speak will be Patricia Bullrich. Then, in the Work and Production block, which will last approximately 22 minutes and 15 seconds, the first to speak will be Juan Schiaretti. On the other hand, the last thematic block, of Human development, housing and environmental protectionwill last 21 minutes and 15 seconds, and who will start will be Sergio Massa
Then will come the cross question block, which will last 25 minutes and 10 seconds. There are 4 rounds of cross-questioning, 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 closure 1 minute will begin with the intervention of Myriam Bregman, and the last to speak will be Sergio Massa.
The The National Electoral Chamber announced what the order of the block of cross-questions will be like.. Let’s remember that in this section, all the candidates ask all their opponents, and they all answer. According to the regulations, each question can be 15 seconds long, and answers can only be 45 seconds long. The questions are individual, therefore the questions will be different and specific. If a candidate exceeds the time, the control will turn off the microphone, and in this section, the right to reply is not allowed.
Below is the order of the cross-question block, round by round:
- Patricia Bullrich asks Javier Milei
- Juan Schiaretti asks Patricia Bullrich
- Sergio Massa asks Myriam Bregman
- Javier Milei asks Sergio Massa
- Myriam Bregman asks Juan Schiaretti
- Sergio Massa asks Javier Milei
- Juan Schiaretti asks Sergio Massa
- Javier Milei asks Myriam Bregman
- Patricia Bullrich asks Juan Schiaretti
- Myriam Bregman asks Patricia Bullrich
- Javier Milei asks Juan Schiaretti
- Sergio Massa asks Patricia Bullrich
- Juan Schiaretti asks Myriam Bregman
- Patricia Bullrich asks Sergio Massa
- Myriam Bregman asks Javier Milei
- Patricia Bullrich asks Myriam Bregman
- Sergio Massa asks Juan Schiaretti
- Javier Milei asks Patricia Bullrich
- Myriam Bregman asks Sergio Massa
- Juan Schiaretti asks Javier Milei
Once this block is completed, candidates must complete their closing minute. The order will be as follows: Myriam Bregman, Javier Milei, Patricia Bullrich, Juan Schiaretti and Sergio Massa.
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.
The debate on Sunday, October 8, will be broadcast live on the Public Television (TVP), at 9 p.m. and with the possibility of retransmission on other channels, stations and websites throughout the country. Just like last Sunday, you will be able to follow the debate live Infobaewith exclusive live coverage with top-level analysts and all the minute-by-minute details.