The Abbey Food & Bar in West Hollywood is hosting a viewing party for the next Democratic Presidential debate coming up on September 12, starting at 5pm. The popular restaurant and bar is gearing up with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the West Hollywood Democratic Club, Beverly Hills Democratic Club, Heart of LA Democratic Club and ROAR Resistance to pack the house.
The next Democratic Presidential debate will be for one-night only. It will be held in Houston on Sept. 12, from 8 to 11 p.m. Eastern time, and will be broadcast on ABC and Univision. Moderators will be George Stephanopoulos, David Muir, Linsey Davis and Jorge Ramos.
Candidates had to meet the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) requirements where Presidential hopefuls had to amass 130,000 individual donors and receive two percent support in at least four qualifying polls. Only 10 candidates met the DNC’s requirements for this debate.
The qualifying DNC candidates for this up coming debate are as follows:
- Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.
- Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey
- Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind.
- Julián Castro, the former housing secretary
- Senator Kamala Harris of California
- Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota
- Former Representative Beto O’Rourke of Texas
- Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont
- Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts
- Andrew Yang, a tech entrepreneur
CNN and LGBT advocacy group the Human Rights Campaign announced that they are partnering to host a town hall where Presidential hopefuls will focus on LGBT issues in October. The LGBT town hall is slated to take place in Los Angeles.
With 4 bars, a patio, indoor seating, tv’s, and a larger than life LED Wall, The Abbey was a popular town hall-cocktail watering hole for political audiences from all communities at the previous Democratic Presidential debate, which took place on this past June. For those who are unable to attend, The Abbey will live-stream the viewing party via social media.
The Abbey Food & Bar is located at 692 N. Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069. For more information visit www.theabbeyweho.com.