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Here’s a roundup of Democratic Debate watch parties

“We are thrilled that 20 Democratic presidential primary candidates are here in Miami.”

The Miami-Dade Democratic Party is out with a list of watch parties taking place in the county, as South Florida gets ready to host the first Democratic primary debate of the 2020 cycle.

“We are thrilled that 20 Democratic presidential primary candidates are here in Miami this week for the first of the 2020 debates,” read a release from the group touting the events. The first debate has been split across Wednesday, June 26 and Thursday, June 27, with 10 candidates debating each night.

The Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami will be home to those debates.

A Wynwood watch party is being hosted by the Downtown Dems on both debate nights. Those will take place at Gramps Miami from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

There are several options for those near Downtown Miami. New Florida Majority and She the People are putting on an event at 1306 Miami starting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. That will run through 11:30 p.m.

Another watch party, hosted by SEIU Florida, will take place at Mike’s at Venetia beginning at 6 p.m. That will run on both Wednesday and Thursday.

Elizabeth Warren supporters can gather at Black Market Miami on Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. That event is being hosted by Miami 4 Warren.

And Andrew Gillum will be on hand at Ampersand Studios for a Wednesday night watch party at 7 p.m. That event is being hosted by his voter registration group, Forward Florida.

The Miami Beach Democratic Club will host a pair of watch parties beginning at 8:30 p.m. each night. Those will take place at Barceloneta in Miami Beach.

Kendall Dems will put on a Kendall event at Duffy’s Wednesday night. That watch party starts at 8 p.m.

The Miami-Dade and Miami Gardens Democratic Women’s Clubs are inviting supporters to come out to The Citadel in Miami starting at 8 p.m. on both debate nights.

The Miami Gardens Democratic Club will also host an event at Stadium Hotel in Miami Gardens on each night beginning at 8 p.m.

And for those one county north of the debate site, Women’s March Florida is holding a watch party in Broward. The kickoff will be Wednesday at 8 p.m. at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale.

In addition to those watch parties, Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez will participate in a talk Thursday morning at La Social in Miami. Then, on Friday, Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair Steve Simeonidis will host a discussion on the debates at Books & Books in Coral Gables.

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Ryan Nicol covers news out of South Florida for Florida Politics. Ryan is a native Floridian who attended undergrad at Nova Southeastern University before moving on to law school at Florida State. After graduating with a law degree he moved into the news industry, working in TV News as a writer and producer, along with some freelance writing work. If you'd like to contact him, send an email to ryan.t.nicol@gmail.com.

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