Day Two Date & Time
Day two of the Democratic National Convention is Tuesday, August 18, 2020. It is officially being held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but will predominately be held virtually.
Official meetings will be conducted virtually throughout the day, with the public being invited to attend via live stream. There will also be a virtual "Roll Call Across America" that will be when the Democratic Party officially nominates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to be the party's Presidential and Vice Presidential nominees.
Prime time coverage begins at 9:00 PM EST and will conclude at 11:00 PM EST. This is when viewers will be able to watch speeches by prominent politicians and personalities on TV and online.
Day Two Theme: Leadership Matters
The theme for the first day of the Democratic National Convention is "Leadership Matters." Many of the speeches from the evening will highlight Joe Biden's years of leadership as a U.S. Senator and Vice President and attempt to make the case that leadership is what our country needs right now.
Day Two Daytime Events
There are a number of official meetings that will be held throughout the day that viewers can participate in via livestream on the official Democratic National Convention website.
The second day of meetings and events include a Rural Caucus meeting, Seniors Council meeting, LGBTQ Caucus meeting, Campaign Academy 2020 meeting, Muslim Delegates assembly, Small Business Council meeting, Disability Council meeting, Jewish American Community meeting, Youth Council meeting, Native American caucus meeting, Council on the Environmental and Climate Crisis, and a Veterans and Military Families Council meeting.
There will also be performance by a number of personalities and artists in the hour leading up to prime time coverage and in the hour after prime time coverage has concluded.
Day Two Prime Time Speakers
Former President Bill Clinton and former Second Lady Jill Biden are headlining the second night of the convention. They will both be delivering their speech from a location other than the convention center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but their speeches will be carried live both on TV and online.
Other notable speakers preceding them on night two are former Secretary of State John Kerry, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates.
The full list of speakers for Day One of the Democratic National Convention can be found on the conventions official website.