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Democratic presidential candidates head to Phoenix March 15 for debate

TUCSON - With Arizonans hitting the polls in a little over a month, the Democratic National Committee announced Friday that the 11th Democratic Presidential Primary Debate will be held in Phoenix March 15.

According to the DNC, the debate will be broadcasted by CNN and Univision.

While the venue, format and moderators have not yet been announced, the contest will be one for the ages as the presidential race with eight democratic candidates still in the race.

"Arizona is a battleground state and it's clear Democrats can win here at every level of the ballot," said DNC Chair Tom Perez. "After historic Democratic victories in 2018, we're putting the Republicans on defense in the Grand Canyon State. This debate will showcase our Democratic presidential candidates, highlight Trump's record of broken promises and make it clear that Democrats are fighting to give Arizonans a better future.”

The debate is be sponsored DNC, CHC BOLD, CNN and Univision

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead digital content producer at News 4 Tucson. The award-winning journalist previously worked as a community reporter in Jasper County, Iowa.

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