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Number of viewers of the Obama vs. Romney presidential debates

This statistic presents the number of viewers of presidential debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, broken down by age group. The first debate took place on October 3, 2012 in Colorado and attracted around 67.2 million viewers - 28 percent more than the first debate between Barack Obama and John McCain in 2008, which was watched by approximately 52.4 million people. The second debate took place at the Hofstra University in New York and was watched by 65.6 million viewers - around 1.6 million fewer than the first one. The final debate played at the Lynn University in Florida and attracted 59.24 viewers.

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Number of viewers of the U.S. presidential debates - Obama vs. Romney in October 2012

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Source

Release date

October 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

Oct 3, Oct 16 and Oct 22, 2012

Special properties

sum of networks live + same day

Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.
Networks included: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, TEL, UNI, PBS, CNN, FOXNC, MSNBC, CurrentTV and CNBC.

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