Let’s have more than two candidates in the general-election presidential debates
The candidates and issues in presidential campaigns vary wildly from cycle to cycle, but one constant for decades has been the general-election televised debates. Ever since the two major parties asserted control over the process in 1987 by creating the Commission on Presidential Debates, the number, timing and format of these events have been almost unchanged.
Originally published: November 11, 2019
Author: Mitch Daniels
Institution: Purdue University
Published by: The Washington Post