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2020 Election Broadcasts

KUT 90.5 FM is committed to bringing you NPR's special coverage of the 2020 election on air and streaming online.

NPR Special Coverage

NPR and KUT will provide live, anchored special coverage of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions in August, the presidential and vice presidential debates in September and October, and Election Day on November 3, 2020.

Listen on 90.5 FM, stream at or ask your smart speaker to "play KUT" during the following dates and times for this special coverage:

Democratic National Convention: Aug. 17-20, 8-10:30 p.m. (approximate end time)

Live from Milwaukee, Wisconson throughout the convention. 

Republican National Convention: Aug. 24-27, 8-10:30 p.m. (approximate end time)

NPR will be broadcasting live from Charlotte, North Carolina and elsewhere throughout the convention. Each evening, KUT's encore presentation of Texas Standard, The World and our normal 10 p.m. programs will be preempted.


  • Sept. 29, 7–10 p.m.
  • Oct. 7, 7–10 p.m. (vice presidential debate)
  • Oct. 15, 7–10 p.m.
  • Oct. 22, 7–10 p.m.