Learn About Local Races, Current Candidates in Thurston County Through League of Women Voters Forums and TCMedia Video Voters Guide

October 16, 2019

Thurston Community Media (TCMedia) provides a variety of programs on local election coverage for our community. Stay informed about candidates and the results of local races by watching programs such as The League of Women Voters Candidate ForumsVideo Voter’s Guide, and Election Night 2019.

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of Thurston County (LWV) teamed up with TCMedia to record 11 forums with candidates for Port Commissioner, Olympia city council, Tumwater city council and Lacey city council. The LWV forums are on air now on TCMedia channel 77, on TCMedia’s youtube channel, and Video On-Demand (VOD) service. Online viewers can see the The LWV forums YouTube playlist.

2019 Video Voters Guide

The Video Voter’s Guide features 3-minute messages from current candidates in local races. The completed compilation of candidate messages will air on TCMedia channel 77 in the coming weeks. Viewers can catch them now on TCMedia’s YouTube page and VOD. The Video Voter’s Guide has been produced for the community benefit for more than 20 years. You can find The Video Voter’s Guide playlist on our YouTube channel. 

TCMedia also holds live election coverage during the returns. Tune in to channel 77 on Tuesday, November 5th at 8 p.m. for Election Night 2019. “At TCMedia we believe that helping our community learn about candidates and issues is one of our most valuable services,” said TCMedia CEO and Election Night 2019 host Deborah Vinsel. “Election night is the culmination of the community’s involvement in the democratic process and we are proud to bring the results to our viewers.”

Tune in to Thurston Community Media on channel 77, on our VOD, and our YouTube channel. For a complete list of airdates for the LVW Forums, Video Voter’s Guide, or live election coverage, visit the TCMedia website (tcmedia.org).