The first Republican debate will be held on January 14, 2016. The debate will be showed on Fox Business Network. The sponsors for the debate are the Fox Business Network and The Wall Street Journal. The location of the debate will be in North Charleston, South Carolina. As of right now the moderators have not been announced. The candidates that will be participating in this debate have also not been announced yet but the criteria for the debate has been released. The prime time debate will include the top six candidates based on the average of the five most recent national polls. You can also qualify for the prime time debate by being in the top five in Iowa or New Hampshire.
The second Republican debate in January will be held on January 28, 2016. The debate will be showed on the Fox News Channel. The sponsor of the debate is Fox News. The moderators for this debate will be Bret Baier, Megyn Kelly and Chris Wallace. They also moderated the first 2016 Republican debate back in August. The location of the debate is in Iowa. The criteria for the debate has yet to be announced. Whats special about this debate is its the last debate before the Iowa Caucus which will be held on February 1, 2016.