Poll: Will tonight’s first Presidential debate influence your vote?
The first Presidential debate will kick off tonight marking the final leg of the 2016 campaign season. Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will battle to sell their vision to a deeply divided American electorate.
According to CNN, it could be the greatest political show on Earth. It is projected that 100 million Americans — rivaling that of the Super Bowl — will be glued to televisions, smart phones and social media when the rivals rip off the gloves at 9 pm ET.
The debate is a rare shared experience for a country deeply divided along political lines and fragmented in the media they consume. Suspense has been building for weeks, given the huge political stakes of an increasingly competitive election, CNN reported. And Trump’s wild card antics, which will test Clinton’s fact-checking skills, mean no one can predict how the showdown at Hofstra University in New York will unfold.
Both Independent nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein will not be participating.
Will tonight’s first Presidential debate influence your vote?