CNBC is set to host the third Republican presidential primary debate tonight, October 28, from the University of Colorado Boulder. The field will be split between both an undercard and a primetime debate. The debate is officially titled “The Republican Presidential Debate: Your Money, Your Vote”.
The event will be moderated by Carl Quintanilla who co-anchors Squawk on the Street, Becky Quick from Squawk Box, and CNBC chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood. The topics in the two-hour event are expected to focus largely on job growth and the economic sector.
At 6 p.m. ET, the following four candidates will take the stage in the undercard round:
At 8 p.m. ET, the top ten candidates will have their debate:
The selection of the candidates came from a number of approved polls from Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg Politics, and others. CNBC agreed to limit the time of the debate to two hours, with commercial breaks, largely at the request of the race’s frontrunners earlier this month.