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GET TICKETS - AARP and The Des Moines Register Iowa Presidential Candidate Forums

AARP and The Des Moines Register, part of the USA TODAY Network | Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), announced a series of presidential candidate forums in locations across Iowa beginning July 15 and ending July 20. The locations include Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines and Sioux City.

AARP members may register to attend the forums.

Twenty Democratic presidential candidates have agreed to participate in the forums. Each candidate will have 25 minutes on stage to answer questions from both moderators and the audience.

The forums will be moderated by Kathie Obradovich, Des Moines Register Opinion Editor, and Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa News Director. These are invitation-only events for AARP members, and the audience at each forum will be comprised of 200 to 250 Iowans.

The forums will be livestreamed at www.aarp.org/election2020 and open to credentialed media. Below is a list of locations, dates and candidate speaking times.

Des Moines – SOLD OUT
Monday, July 15
Sen. Cory Booker
Gov. John Hickenlooper
Sen. Amy Klobuchar
Vice President Joe Biden

Davenport – SOLD OUT
Tuesday, July 16
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
Rep. Eric Swalwell
Secretary Julián Castro
Sen. Kamala Harris

Cedar Rapids – GET A TICKET
Wednesday, July 17
Rep. Tim Ryan
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard
Rep. John Delaney
Sen. Michael Bennet

Sioux City – GET A TICKET
Friday, July 19
Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Marianne Williamson
Rep. Beto O’Rourke
Andrew Yang

Council Bluffs – GET A TICKET
Saturday, July 20
Sen. Bernie Sanders
Mayor Pete Buttigieg
Gov. Steve Bullock
Mayor Bill DeBlasio

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