As debate season heats up, there will be more chances for ordinary citizens to steer the debate. Right now, you can submit your questions on Politico.com for the January 30th (Republican) and January 31st (Democratic) debates.
Both the Democrats and Republicans participated in a CNN/Youtube Debate this primary season. The creative videos were punchy, but CNN's final say over whose questions made the cut impacted the conversation in a pretty big way.
Do publicly generated questions improve a debate?