Watch Parties Organized for Democratic Presidential Debates

The NDP and county Democratic parties across Nebraska are planning TV watch parties for the first Democratic Presidential Debates this Wednesday and Thursday.

“Democratic voters are eager for the debates to kick off the 2020 election season,” said NDP Chair Jane Kleeb. “We have a strong field of candidates representing the diversity of our party. Democratic voters are energized and ready to defeat Donald Trump in order to restore balance back into our government.”

The NDP and several county Democratic parties will host events in Omaha, Kearney, Lincoln, Chadron, Blair, Geneva and Grand Island.

Here’s the lineup:

Nebraska Democratic Party/Greater Omaha Area Democrats
Wednesday, June 26
7:30-10 p.m.
Emery’s Cafe
2118 N. 24th St., Unit 101, Omaha, NE

Nebraska Democratic Party/Greater Omaha Area Democrats
Thursday, June 27
7:30-10 p.m.
Legends Patio Bar and Grill – Aksarben
6920 Pacific St, Omaha, NE
NOTE:
 NDP Chair Jane Kleeb had planned to be at this event but cannot attend.

Buffalo County Young Democrats
Wednesday, June 26
8-10 p.m.
Harmon Park
3100 5th Ave, Kearney, NE

Dawes County Democratic Party
Wednesday, June 26
6:45-9 p.m.
The Bean Broker Coffee House and Pub
202 W. 2nd St., Chadron, NE

Dawes County Democratic Party
Thursday, June 27
6:45-9 p.m.
The Bean Broker Coffee House and Pub
202 W. 2nd St., Chadron, NE

Fillmore County Democratic Party
Wednesday, June 26
7-10 p.m.
Home of Margaret Nichols
1119 Road L, Geneva, NE

Fillmore County Democratic Party
Thursday, June 27
7-10 p.m.
Home of JoAnn Edgecombe
1230 K St., Geneva, NE

Hall County Democratic Party
Wednesday June 26 and Thursday June 27
7:30-10 p.m.
Francis Villa Community Room
1405 W. Koenig St., Grand Island, NE (enter through back parking area off Charles St.)

Lancaster County Democratic Party
Wednesday, June 26
7-10 p.m.
Brewsky’s Food & Spirits
201 N 8th St, Lincoln, NE

Washington County Democratic Party
Wednesday, June 26
8-10 p.m.
Home of Holly Bonasera
11600 Old Mill Dr. Blair, NE

Other watch parties will be added here as information becomes available.

The debates will be aired on NBC each night at 8 p.m. CT.

NBC also will be livestreaming the debates on its website and on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

And remember to follow @janekleeb and @nebraskadems on Twitter for live reactions to the debates.

Chair Kleeb will be available for phone interviews on Wednesday and Thursday after the debates. Contact NDP Communications Director Kevin O’Hanlon to set up an interview.

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