On Wednesday night, many will gather around their televisions and computer monitors to witness the first night of a two-night Democratic debate event. With over 20 candidates vying for the nomination, to qualify for the debates a candidate needed 1% support in three polls or 65,000 donors by June 12.

Tonight’s debate, which will be held in Miami at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, will include the following candidates:

  • Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan
  • Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren
  • Former Maryland Rep. John Delaney
  • Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke
  • New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker
  • Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard
  • Washington Gov. Jay Inslee
  • Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro
  • Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan
  • Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar
  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

Each candidate will have one-minute answers, closing statements and 30-second follow-ups. With so many people on the lineup, the event is slated to run from 9pm-11pm EST.

During the second night of the debates, Bernie Sanders and former Vice-President Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will definitely have an interesting exchange.

Joining them will be:

  • South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg
  • Author and speaker Marianne Williamson
  • Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper
  • Entrepreneur Andrew Yang
  • New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
  • Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet
  • California Rep. Eric Swalwell

NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo are the media sponsors of the debates.

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