The Democratic debate stage will be a bit less crowded in the next debate, with only six candidates qualifying to participate so far.
The departure from the presidential race of Sen. Kamala Harris. D-Calif., someone who had qualified for every debate, has cut the field to six a week from the qualifying deadline.
In addition to Harris, those who were on the stage in November but will be missing from the December debate are Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii.
Gabbard has tweeted that whether she qualifies or not, she will not attend the debate.
Booker did not qualify for the debate.
When the debate process began in June, there were nearly two dozen candidates who debated on consecutive nights. As the months have passed, candidates have dropped out of the race or have been unable to meet the progressively more difficult qualifications set out by the Democratic National Convention.
Here's what we know about the next debate:
Date: The debate is set for Dec. 19.
Time: While the time has not been officially announced, the last few debates have begun at 8 p.m. ET. Who is hosting: PBS NewsHour and Politico.
How to watch: It will be broadcast on PBS CNN, CNN International, CNN en Español, and will stream on CNN.com's homepage, PBS.com's home page, and Politico.com's homepage. In addition, the debate will be available across mobile devices via CNN's apps for iOS and Android, via CNNgo apps for Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Android TV and SiriusXM Channels 116, 454, 795.
Where: Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Who has qualified:
Former Vice President Joe Biden
Mayor Pete Buttigieg
Sen. Amy Klobuchar
Entrepreneur Tom Steyer
Sen. Bernie Sanders
Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Entrepreneur Andrew Yang
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