California Democratic Party/Univision Presidential Forum


Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Long Beach, CA.

8 CANDIDATES: Booker, Buttigieg, Castro, Harris, Klobucher, Sanders, Steyer, Yang.

Background: All major Democratic candidates were invited to address the CDP 2019 Fall Endorsing Convention which runs November 15-17.  The top eight in the field, according to criteria adopted by the CDP’s Executive Board, were invited participate in the CDP/Univision Presidential Forum "Real on November 16.  The CDP criteria gave equal weight to both polling (national and California) and grassroots support (national and California).  Of the eight invited (Biden, Buttigieg, Castro, Harris, O'Rourke, Sanders. Warren amd Yang) only five participated; O'Rourke dropped out at the beginning of the month and Biden and Warren declined.  Booker, Klobuchar and Steyer were then added to fill out the eight.




Univision
November 14,  2019

'Real America’, a presidential forum sponsored by Univision and the Democratic Party

The event will be held in Long Beach, California, and the Democratic presidential candidates will answer questions from Jorge Ramos, Ilia Calderón and León Krauze.

Univision News will hold the 2019 Presidential Forum during the next California Democratic Party (CDP) State Convention, which will be held this Saturday, November 16th at the Long Beach Arena.

Presidential candidates Corey Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Julian Castro, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders, Tom Steyer and Andrew Yang will participate in the forum.

The moderators will be Univision’s Jorge Ramos and Ilia Calderón as well as León Krauze, anchor of KMEX, the main local Univision station in Los Angeles. They will be responsible for asking candidates about the issues that most the Hispanic community, as well as the concerns of American society in general.

Where to watch the forum
The forum will be broadcasted to millions of viewers on all Univision platforms: on open signal and cable television as well as on all of our Univision platforms: in our website ( Spanish and English) , Facebook, ( Spanish and English) YouTube ( Spanish and English) and Twitter.

“As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision is committed to empowering the Latino community with information about the electoral process and the candidates,” said Univision News President Daniel Coronell. “Univision’s participation as co-host of this November’s Democratic Presidential Forum will allow candidates to present their presidential agenda on the #1 source of news and information for the Hispanic community and allow us to continue to meet our commitment.”

California Democratic Party
October 11, 2019

Top 8 Presidential Candidates Selected for November California Democratic Party/Univision Presidential Forum

SACRAMENTO—Univision News President Daniel Coronell and California Democratic Party (CDP) Chair Rusty Hicks today sent invitations to the top eight (8) Democratic Presidential candidates who were selected to participate in their televised 2019 Presidential Forum. The forum, which will take place at the CDP’s upcoming 2019 State Convention, will be held in the Long Beach Arena from 4:00-6:00 pm PST on November 16, 2019.

The top 8 candidates, based upon criteria adopted by the CDP’s Executive Board that gave equal weight to both polling (national and California) and grassroots support (national and California) are (listed alphabetically) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Andrew Yang.

Presidential candidates that did not qualify for the CDP/Univision forum have been invited to participate in the CDP’s state convention general sessions.

The Forum will be moderated by Univision’s Jorge Ramos and Ilia Calderon as well as Leon Krauze, Anchor, KMEX, Univision’s flagship local station.  The Forum will be broadcast to millions of viewers across all of Univision’s broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms. The audience in the arena will consist of delegates to the CDP convention, members of the local community, and invited guests.

“As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision is committed to empowering the Latino community with information about the electoral process and the candidates,” said Univision News President Daniel Coronell. “Univision's participation as co-host of November's Democratic Presidential Forum will allow candidates to present their platforms on the #1 source of news and information for the Hispanic community and allow us to continue to meet our commitment.”

“On behalf of California’s nearly nine million Democrats, we look forward to hearing from this wonderful slate of Presidential candidates,” said CDP Chair Rusty Hicks. “We will have an audience of 5,000 of the most dedicated Democratic activists and opinion-makers in the nation’s most populous state who are eager to hear the candidates’ ideas on how they will lead us out of the nightmare of the Trump era and into a bolder, brighter and more positive future.”

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Univision

Se Selecciona a los Ocho Más Populares Candidatos a la Presidencia para el Foro Presidencial del Partido Demócrata de California/Univision en Noviembre

SACRAMENTO — OCTOBER 11, 2019 – Daniel Coronell, presidente de Univision Noticias, y Rusty Hicks, presidente del Partido Demócrata de California (California Democratic Party o CDP) enviaron hoy invitaciones a los ocho (8) más populares candidatos demócratas a la presidencia, quienes fueron seleccionados para participar en su Foro Presidencial de 2019. El foro, que tendrá lugar durante la próxima Convención Estatal de 2019 de CDP, se realizará de 4:00-6:00 pm Pacífico el 16 de noviembre de 2019 en el Long Beach Arena.

Los ocho candidatos más populares, según criterios adoptados por la Junta Ejecutiva de CDP, que le dio el mismo peso a las encuestas (nacionales y de California) y el apoyo de base (nacional y en California), son (en orden alfabético): Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren y Andrew Yang.

Se invitó a los candidatos a la presidencia que no calificaron para el foro a participar en las sesiones generales de la convención estatal de CDP.

Los moderadores del foro serán Jorge Ramos e Ilia Calderón de Univision, como también León Krauze, presentador de noticias de KMEX, la principal estación local de Univision. El foro se trasmitirá a millones de televidentes en todas las plataformas de Univision: televisión de señal abierta y cable, audio y medios digitales. La audiencia del estadio constará de los delegados a la convención de CDP, miembros de la comunidad local e invitados especiales.

“Como la principal empresa de medios dirigidos a los hispanos en Estados Unidos, Univision tiene el compromiso de empoderar a la comunidad latina con información sobre el proceso electoral y los candidatos”, dijo Daniel Coronell, presidente de Univision Noticias. “La participación por Univision como copresentador del Foro Presidencial Demócrata de noviembre permitirá que los candidatos presenten su plan de gobierno en la principal fuente de noticias e información para la comunidad hispana, y nos permitirá seguir cumpliendo con ese compromiso”.

“En nombre de casi nueve millones de demócratas en California, estamos deseosos de oír de este fabuloso grupo de candidatos a la presidencia”, dijo Rusty Hicks, presidente del CDP. “Tendremos una audiencia de 5,000 de los más dedicados activistas demócratas y líderes de opinión pública del estado más populoso del país, quienes están deseosos de escuchar las ideas de los candidatos sobre cómo nos gobernarán para sacarnos de la pesadilla de la era de Trump y hacia un futuro más audaz, brillante y positivo”.

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CONTACTO: Sandra Ramos