TEXAS — Senator Ted Cruz and Congressman Beto O'Rourke will participate in three mutually agreed upon debates leading up to the November 2018 election.

According to press releases from both campaigns, the three debates will take place in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.

The first will be held on Sept. 21, at Southern Methodist University, the second debate will be Sept. 30 at the University of Houston and the third will take place Oct. 16 at a studio in San Antonio.

The first two will foucs on domestic policy, and the third will focus on on both domestic and foreign policy. 

Each will be 60 minutes in length.

Earlier this year, the O'Rourke campaign originally proposed six debates with Cruz, with two of them in Spanish. Cruz's campaign originally proposed five debates with challenger O'Rourke, that were all to be scheduled for Friday nights.