Wondering where to go for information on local candidates and state measures?
CMAP.TV, a non-profit community media center focused on educational programs and fostering civic engagement, is producing extensive coverage for the Nov. 6 General Election.
CMAP’s coverage runs the gamut of issues that matter most to Gilroy and San Benito County residents, and is available before the election on our 2012 Election Coverage page. For CMAP’s election coverage, including candidate statements and information on local issues and state measures, visit www.cmap.tv.
CMAP’s 2012 Election Coverage Includes:
Pre-recorded 2-minute candidate statements offered free to all local candidates for public office available online and on the cable channels.
Four hours of coverage of the 2012 San Benito Farm Bureau Election Forum
Coverage of the 2012 Women's League of Voters Santa Clara County Election Forum in Gilroy on local and state issues on the ballot.
LIVE Election Night coverage from 6-9 p.m. on Charter Channel 20 and online at http://www.cmap.tv including live discussion with local hosts, segments and a community forum on Hollister's Measure E, as well as discussion of local races and statewide ballot measures.
At the state level, CMAP has interviewed Marc Klaas, founder of the KlaasKids Foundation, a nonprofit that organizes searches for missing persons, about Prop. 34: Death Penalty. Initiative Statute, Prop. 35: Human Trafficking. Penalties. Initiative Statute, and Prop. 36: Three Strikes Law. Repeat Felony Offenders. Penalties. Initiative Statute.
Hosts leading CMAP’s live election coverage in Gilroy include City of Gilroy Councilman Peter Leroe-Muñoz and Gavilan College Public Information Officer Jan Bernstein-Chargin, while Debbie Taylor, president of the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, and David Huboi of Huboi Architect AIA, will lead CMAP’s live discussion panel in San Benito County. CMAP’s hosts will also keep viewers up-to-date on the main news of the day as national election results and news is announced.
Selected questions and comments will be included in CMAP’s live election coverage on Nov. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Gilroy, and from 6 to 8 p.m. in Hollister.