Free AirTime Project Helps Californians Decide Who Will Run Our State

Free AirTime Project Helps Californians Decide Who Will Run Our State

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Public Statement

Sacramento, CA—Voters across California now have an opportunity to learn more about the candidates whose names will appear on the November 6 ballot. Interviews of candidates for most major statewide elected offices are now being aired on The California Channel, online at www.calchannel.com and on YouTube.

These interviews are provided to the public by Cable’s Free Airtime Project, a nonpartisan collaborative effort between the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund, The California Channel and your local cable provider. All candidates were invited to participate in the interviews.

Check out our playlist of video interviews on YouTube.

You will hear from candidates vying for the offices of:
-United States Senator
-Superintendent of Public Instruction
-Controller
-Insurance Commissioner
-Supreme Court Justice
-Treasurer
-Secretary of State
-Attorney General
-Lt. Governor

How can I find out more about the candidates running for office on November 6?

  • Learn more about the candidates by visiting Voter's Edge.

“We are proud to continue our partnership with The California Channel on the Free Air Time Project,” said Carol Moon Goldberg, Voter Service Director of the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund. “Californians get an intimate look at the candidates for statewide office with answers from the candidates themselves, not from ads or sound-bites.  We consider the Free Air Time one of the League’s most valuable tools for providing nonpartisan information to California voters in this election”.

“These interviews are invaluable educational resources that allow voters to learn about the candidates and issues that shape our great state,” said John Hancock, President of The California Channel. “We hope that voters will turn to The California Channel for these unedited in-depth interviews, and that they vote with the power that knowledge gives on November 6th”.

Find out when the interviews will be aired on The California Channel’s local cable stations, please check the television schedule.

Get more information on the candidates and to get your entire ballot from Voter’s Edge. Election information also available in Spanish.


About the California Channel

The California Channel is an independent, non-profit public affairs cable network governed by California's cable television industry, and modeled after the national C-SPAN service. The channel’s primary mission is to provide Californians direct access to "gavel-to-gavel" proceedings of the California Legislature, and other forums where public policy is discussed, debated, and decided - all without editing, commentary, or analysis and with a balanced presentation of viewpoints.
To view streaming and archived video, or to learn on what station the California Channel is carried on your local cable system, visit www.calchannel.com.


About the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund

The League of Women Voters of California Education Fund conducts our voter service and civic education activities. It is a 501(c)(3) corporation, a nonpartisan non-profit educational organization, which:

  • Builds participation in the democratic process.
  • Studies key community issues at all government levels in an unbiased manner.
  • Enables people to seek positive solutions to public policy issues through education and conflict management.

Visit www.CAvotes.org for more information.

Interviews and photos available upon request. Contact Elizabeth Leslie, LWVC Communications Manager.

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