Contact: Frank Abe 206-296-0355
October 15, 2009
Video Voter’s Guide for November election premieres on King County TV and online
Watch the King County and Seattle editions on Cable Channel 22 and online
Now that ballots are due to arrive in mailboxes across King County, are you looking for more information on the countywide issues and candidates in the upcoming general election? Then turn on your TV or log on to your computer — the King County Video Voter’s Guide is back!
You can watch the King County Video Voters Guide on King County TV starting Friday, October 16, at 5:00 p.m., with regular replays up to Nov. 3.
The Video Voter’s Guide enables voters to hear directly from the candidates and issues in the countywide races that appear on the November ballot. Each candidate or proponent is allowed to present a two-minute statement.
King County and Seattle have partnered on the Video Voters Guide (VVG) in odd-numbered years since 1993. The King County VVG includes statements from candidates for King County government, the Port of Seattle Commission, and from speakers on countywide measures. The Seattle edition provides statements from candidates for city of Seattle government, the Seattle School Board, and speakers on citywide measures.
On cable TV the VVG is available to approximately 425,000 King County households through an array of local and regional government access channels, including King County TV, the Seattle Channel, and many municipal stations. It is also distributed through many libraries.
The online version of the VVG draws the most users by far of any single program posted on the King County TV web site.