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DNC announces debate qualification threshold for South Carolina

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Candidates will need to win one delegate in the first three states or poll above 10 percent to make the South Carolina debate state.
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DNC announces debate qualification rules for South Carolina

DNC announces debate qualification rules for South Carolina

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The Democratic National Committee on Saturday rolled out the qualification rules for its presidential debate later this month in South Carolina - criteria that leave the door open for two billionaires, Mike Bloomberg and Tom Steyer, to join the top five candidates who emerged from Iowa and New Hampshire.
To qualify for the Feb. 25 debate in Charleston, S.C., candidates need to hit 10 percent in four polls approved by the Democratic National Committee (or 12 percent in South Carolina-specific polls) or win at least one delegate to the Democratic National Convention from one of the three...
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