Monday, October 8, 2012

Vice Presidential Debate 2012 Time

The Vice Presidential Debate 2012 date is scheduled for Thursday, October 11 at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky from 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (8 p.m. Central Time / 6 p.m. Pacific Time) between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Congressman Paul Ryan (R).

The Biden Ryan Debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine time segments of approximately 10 minutes each.

The Vice Presidential Debate moderator is Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News.  The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond.  The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a discussion of the question.

The pressure will be on Vice President Biden to score some debate point to make up for President Barack Obama's poor performance in the first debate.  This Vice Presidential debate is the second in a series of four debates. 

The other two remaining Presidential debates are scheduled for October 16 and October 22, 2012.