CNN criteria threaten Fiorina’s chance at main debate stage

by Ben Kamisar | The Hill  |  published on August 20, 2015

CNN’s criteria for its September GOP presidential debate may keep Carly Fiorina off the stage reserved for the top 10 candidates despite her recent surge in the polls.

The CNN debate methodology, released earlier this year, weighs polls from July 16 to Sept. 10.

The use of the earlier surveys will hurt the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, who barely registered in the polls before the Aug. 6 Fox News debate. But since then, she has seen a significant bounce.

  • The redhawk

    Oh well CNN ( The Clinton News Network) will probably have CROWLY and Mochelle obama with Huma as Panelists and definately are afraid tha CARLY will BURY THEM…
    HEY CNN get CURRENT with the Polls… It is not 2012 when you helped “BURY” Mitt…

    • Richard Schwartz

      The candidates will reject CNN action. Look for Trump to raise hell. I will watch this debate because it will be fun. CNN will catch hell. Republicans will rebel.

      • The redhawk

        If that happens it will SHOW whether there are ANY BALLS among GOP candidates….Ole NEWT sure Castrated the CNN King “fellow’…

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