Davis Media Access is airing a variety of local election-related programs now through Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. Election programming, including candidate statements and a variety of local forums, airs on DCTV Channel 15 on the Comcast system in Davis, PEG Channel 99 on AT&T's U-Verse system, and is also available on demand at http://dctv.davismedia.org. Election content is aggregated and a Channel 15 schedule is also available at this link.
DMA recorded "Meet the Candidates" for the following races: Congressional 1st District, Assembly 8th District and DJUSD Board of Education. Additional programming will include forums recorded by the League of Women Voters in Davis.
DMA will also present live, election-night coverage beginning at 8 p.m. on Nov. 2. The show continue till 11 p.m. Hosts for the evening are Andrea Jones and Lea Rosenberg. Building off the continuing 90th anniversary celebration of the 19th Amendment, the show will feature notable female elected officials, past and present, as well as candidates for local office.
The show will air on DCTV Channel 15 and be simulcast on KDRT 95.7 FM, the organization’s low-power community radio station. A live stream of the program will also be available from a link at www.dctv.davismedia.org.
Coverage of local elections is core to DMA’s mission of creating community through media. DMA has been proud to offer this free community service for more than 20 years.