Suspected Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to officially accept the nomination during the event.
Former Vice President Joe Biden
The 2020 National Democratic Convention is drawing ever closer, and although the ongoing coronavirus pandemic guarantees that the political event will be particularly unusual, viewers can still tune in from the comfort of their homes via a variety of platforms.
The conference will take place from August 17th to 20th from 9pm to 11pm. ET every night. Viewers can access a variety of platforms, including the official live stream of the Congress through its website and YouTube, Twitter and Facebook accounts. The event will also be available on Twitch and Amazon Prime Video by searching for "DNC". For TVs, there are official apps from the Democratic Democratic Convention 2020 for Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV. Television providers such as AT&T Uverse, AT&T DirecTV, Comcast Xfinity Flex and Comcast X1 will carry the convention as well as Amazon Echo and Amazon Alexa devices.
The meeting was originally scheduled to start on July 13, but has been postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Although the event will be physically held at the Wisconsin Center – it was supposed to be held at the larger Fiserv forum beforehand, before the Democrats began scaling back their plans due to the pandemic – the convention was primarily billed as a virtual affair and in person for attendees are limited to the key personnel who are responsible for running the event.
Biden's campaign recently announced that the former vice president will not travel to Wisconsin to accept the nomination due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. All other speakers and moderators are expected to speak from remote locations. According to the Los Angeles Times, all other speakers and presenters are expected to speak from remote locations. President Donald Trump has considered delivering his acceptance speech – the 2020 National Convention of the Republic of China will begin on August 24 – by the White House, which could raise ethical and legal issues.
The upcoming 2020 Democratic National Convention will be followed by three presidential election debates between Biden and Trump. The first will take place on September 29th, followed by debates on October 15th and 22nd. A vice presidential debate between Biden's as-yet-unnamed vice-presidential candidate and current Vice-President Mike Pence is due to take place on October 7th. The 2020 presidential election will take place on November 3rd.