Four debates will take place during the month of October ahead of election day. Below, information on each event from the Commission on Presidential Debates.

Wednesday, October 3: Presidential Debate
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET
University of Denver in Denver, Colo.

Moderator: Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor of the PBS NewsHour
Focus: Domestic policy


Thursday, October 11: Vice Presidential Debate
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET
Centre College in Danville, Ky.

Moderator: Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News
Focus: Foreign and domestic topics


Tuesday, October 16: Presidential Debate (Town Hall)
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET
Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.

Moderator: Candy Crowley, Chief Political Correspondent, CNN
Focus: Foreign and domestic issues


Monday, October 22: Presidential Debate
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET
Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.

Moderator: Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent, Face the Nation
Focus: Foreign policy

Click here to read more on the format of each debate from the Commission on Presidential Debates. Below, a look at the latest polls in key swing states.

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  • Colorado

    <strong>For more presidential and congressional polls, maps and forecasts, <a href="http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/2012/romney-vs-obama-electoral-map?hw" target="_hplink">visit HuffPost Pollster</a>.</strong>

  • Iowa

    <strong>For more presidential and congressional polls, maps and forecasts, <a href="http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/2012/romney-vs-obama-electoral-map?hw" target="_hplink">visit HuffPost Pollster</a>.</strong>

  • Wisconsin

    <strong>For more presidential and congressional polls, maps and forecasts, <a href="http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/2012/romney-vs-obama-electoral-map?hw" target="_hplink">visit HuffPost Pollster</a>.</strong>

  • Ohio

    <strong>For more presidential and congressional polls, maps and forecasts, <a href="http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/2012/romney-vs-obama-electoral-map?hw" target="_hplink">visit HuffPost Pollster</a>.</strong>

  • Virginia

    <strong>For more presidential and congressional polls, maps and forecasts, <a href="http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/2012/romney-vs-obama-electoral-map?hw" target="_hplink">visit HuffPost Pollster</a>.</strong>

  • North Carolina

    <strong>For more presidential and congressional polls, maps and forecasts, <a href="http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/2012/romney-vs-obama-electoral-map?hw" target="_hplink">visit HuffPost Pollster</a>.</strong>

  • Florida

    <strong>For more presidential and congressional polls, maps and forecasts, <a href="http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/2012/romney-vs-obama-electoral-map?hw" target="_hplink">visit HuffPost Pollster</a>.</strong>