2016 Presidential Debates Fast Facts

(CNN)Here's a look at the 2016 presidential debates:

August 3, 2015
Event Type: Republican Forum
Location: Manchester, New Hampshire
Sponsors: KCRG-TV, WGIR-AM, New Hampshire Union Leader, Cedar Rapids Gazette, Post & Courier
Moderator: Jack Heath
Participants: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rand Paul, Rick Perry, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, Scott Walker
Transcript
August 6, 2015
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Sponsors:
Fox News/Facebook/Ohio Republican Party
Moderators: Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly, Chris Wallace
Participants (decided by polling data
): First Debate - Carly Fiorina, Jim Gilmore, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, George Pataki, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum; Second Debate - Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Scott Walker
Transcript - First Debate
Transcript - Second Debate
September 16, 2015
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: Simi Valley, California
Sponsors: CNN/Salem Radio/Reagan Library Foundation
Moderators:
Jake Tapper; Dana Bash and Hugh Hewitt also participate
Participants: First Debate - Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, George Pataki, Rick Santorum; Second Debate - Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Scott Walker
Transcript - First Debate
Transcript -
Second Debate
October 13, 2015
Event Type: Democratic Debate
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Sponsors:
CNN/Facebook
Moderators: Anderson Cooper; Dana Bash, Juan Carlos Lopez, Don Lemon also participate
Participants: Lincoln Chafee, Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders, Jim Webb
Transcript
October 28, 2015
Event Type: Republican Debate
Title: Your Money, Your Vote: The Presidential Debate on the Economy
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Sponsors: CNBC/The University of Colorado Boulder
Moderators:
Carl Quintanilla, Becky Quick, John Harwood
Participants: First Debate - Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, George Pataki, Rick Santorum; Second Debate - Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump
Transcript - First Debate
Transcript - Second Debate
November 10, 2015
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Sponsors: Fox Business Network/Wall Street Journal
Moderators:
Sandra Smith, Trish Regan, Gerald Seib and Neil Cavuto, Maria Bartiromo, Gerard Baker
Participants: First Debate - Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum; Second Debate - Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump
Transcript - First Debate
Transcript -
Second Debate
November 14, 2015
Event Type: Democratic Debate
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Sponsors:
CBS, KCCI and The Des Moines Register
Moderators: John Dickerson; Nancy Cordes, Kevin Cooney, Kathie Obradovich also participate
Participants: Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders
Transcript
December 15, 2015
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Sponsors: CNN/Salem Radio
Moderators:
Wolf Blitzer; Dana Bash and Hugh Hewitt also participate
Participants: First Debate - Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, George Pataki, Rick Santorum; Second Debate - Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump
Transcript - First Debate
Transcript -
Second Debate
December 19, 2015
Event Type: Democratic Debate
Location: Manchester, New Hampshire
Sponsors:
ABC and WMUR
Moderators: David Muir and Martha Raddatz
Participants: Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders
Transcript
January 14, 2016
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: North Charleston, South Carolina
Sponsors: Fox Business Network
Moderators:
First Debate - Trish Regan and Sandra Smith; Second Debate - Neil Cavuto and Maria Bartiromo
Participants: First Debate - Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum; Second Debate - Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump
Transcript - First Debate
Transcript -
Second Debate
January 17, 2016
Event Type: Democratic Debate
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Sponsors:
NBC, YouTube and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute
Moderators: Lester Holt and Andrea Mitchell
Participants: Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders
Transcript
January 25, 2016
Event Type: Democratic Presidential Candidates Town Hall Meeting
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Sponsor:
CNN
Moderator: Chris Cuomo
Participants: Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders
Transcript
January 28, 2016
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Sponsors: Fox News and Google
Moderators: Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly, Chris Wallace
Participants: First Debate - Carly Fiorina, Jim Gilmore, Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum; Second Debate - Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio
Transcript - First Debate
Transcript -
Second Debate
February 3, 2016
Event Type: Democratic Town Hall
Location: Derry, New Hampshire
Sponsor:
CNN
Moderator: Anderson Cooper
Participants: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Transcript
February 4, 2016
Event Type: Democratic Debate
Location: Durham, New Hampshire
Sponsor:
MSNBC
Moderators: Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow
Participants: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Transcript
February 6, 2016
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: Manchester, New Hampshire
Sponsors:
ABC News and IJReview
Moderators: David Muir and Martha Raddatz
Participants: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump
Transcript
February 11, 2016
Event Type: Democratic Debate
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Sponsors:
PBS/WETA
Moderators: Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff
Participants: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Transcript
February 13, 2016
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Sponsor:
CBS News
Moderator: John Dickerson
Participants: Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump
Transcript
February 17, 2016
Event Type: Republican Town Hall
Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Sponsor:
CNN
Moderator: Anderson Cooper
Participants: Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio
Transcript
February 18, 2016
Event Type: Republican Town Hall
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Sponsor:
CNN
Moderator: Anderson Cooper
Participants: Jeb Bush, John Kasich, Donald Trump
Transcript
February 23, 2016
Event Type: Democratic Town Hall
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Sponsors:
CNN
Moderator: Chris Cuomo
Participants: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Transcript
February 25, 2016
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: Houston, Texas
Sponsors:
CNN/Telemundo/Salem Communications
Moderator: Wolf Blitzer
Participants: Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump
Transcript
March 3, 2016
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Sponsors:
Fox News
Moderators: Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly, Chris Wallace
Participants: Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump
Transcript
March 6, 2016
Event Type: Democratic Debate
Location: Flint, Michigan
Sponsors:
CNN
Moderator: Anderson Cooper
Participants: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Transcript
March 9, 2016
Event Type: Democratic Debate
Location: Miami, Florida
Sponsors:
Univision/Washington Post/Florida Democratic Party
Moderators: Maria Elena Salinas, Jorge Ramos, Karen Tumulty
Participants: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Transcript
March 10, 2016
Event Type: Republican Debate
Location: Miami, Florida
Sponsors:
CNN/Salem Media Group/The Washington Times
Moderators: Jake Tapper; Dana Bash and Hugh Hewitt also participate
Participants: Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump
Transcript
April 14, 2016
Event Type: Democratic Debate
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Sponsors:
CNN/NY1
Moderators: Wolf Blitzer; Dana Bash and Errol Louis also participate
Participants: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Transcript
September 26, 2016
Event Type: First Presidential Debate
Location: Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Sponsor:
Commission on Presidential Debates
Moderator: Lester Holt
Transcript
Viewership: The debate is the most-watched debate in American history, averaging a total of 84 million viewers across 13 of the TV channels that carried it live.
October 4, 2016
Event Type: Vice Presidential Debate
Location: Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia
Sponsor:
Commission on Presidential Debates
Moderator: Elaine Quijano
Transcript
October 9, 2016
Event Type: Second Presidential Debate
Location: Washington University in St. Louis
Sponsor:
Commission on Presidential Debates
Moderators: Anderson Cooper and Martha Raddatz
Transcript
October 19, 2016
Event Type: Third Presidential Debate
Location: University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Sponsor:
Commission on Presidential Debates
Moderator: Chris Wallace
Transcript