Presidential Debate Schedule 2012: Dates, Times & Information

10/02/2012 01:29 pm ET | Updated Oct 03, 2012

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.

2012 Swing State Polls

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