21,000, 400, 350, 50, 9, 4, 2, 0. These are all important numbers you need to know for tonight’s GOP debate.

21,000: The number of ticket requests the Michigan Republican Party received for Thursday’s Republican debate, scheduled to be held at Detroit’s historic Fox Theatre.

400: The number of tickets the Republican National Committee gave to the state party.

350: The number of tickets they are expected to give to officials, committee members, and activists.


50: The number of tickets that will be made available to the public (by a lottery).

9 (p.m.): The time the Fox News debate is set to begin (on the East coast!). It is streamable here.


4: The number of candidates set to appear on stage (Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and John Kasich) after Ben Carson fell asleep while eating his 90,000th road pancake and missed the rest of his campaign.

2: The number of Jezebel/Gawker writers (Anna Merlan and Gabrielle Bluestone) who will be LIVEBLOGGING the debate from a CPAC watch party TONIGHT!


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