Cable TV broadcaster Access Sacramento  presents more than 20 hours of original voter information and education forums over the next two weeks to conclude its run up to California’s General Election  Tuesday Nov. 4.

Hometown TV crews recorded beginning-to-end coverage of three separate candidate and issues forums for broadcast on Access Sacramento this month.

Information about Sacramento’s Strong Mayor proposal Measure L was sponsored by Eye on Sacramento and by the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs (APAPA) organization.

Two separate multi-hour candidate forums also were recorded sponsored by APAPA and by  the United Latinos organization.

Access Sacramento  programs can be seen on Comcast and Consolidated Communications (SureWest) cable channel 17, AT&T U-Verse channel 14 and on the Internet from

United Latino Logo 2014The Latino Voter’s Forum is a great way to get involved with the democratic process and provide a vehicle to assist in their commitment to achieve a higher representation of community voices. During this two-part Hometown program, candidates and supporters talk about US Congress & Statewide Offices, Propositions/Local Measures, State Senate & State Assembly, Sacramento County Community College Boards, SMUD Races,  School and Board races with a keynote presentation from Cruz Reynoso. For more information visit

Latinos Part 1 Sat. Nov. 1 2:30 pm
Latinos Part 2 Sat. Nov. 1 6 pm
Latinos Part 1 Sun. Nov. 2 6:30 am
Latinos Part 2 Sun. Nov. 2 10 am

APAPA logoThe APAPA programs were designed to educate and inform newly established Asian and Pacific Islander American citizens and to encourage civic participation of the current fastest growing immigrant community in the country.  Forums like this provide an opportunity to engage and educate each of us on the important issues in our communities.

Part 1 Opening Ceremony, Public Service Award, and Individual Candidate Statements.  Primary Speakers: 2014 Public Service Award Winner Jimmie Yee, and CA Secretary of State Debra Bowen

APAPA Part 1 Sun. Oct. 26 2pm
APAPA Part 1 Sun. Nov. 2 3 pm


Part 2 Congressional Candidates Debate

7th District Candidates: Ami Bera (D-Incumbent), Doug Ose (R-Candidate)

APAPA Part 2 Sun. Oct. 26 3pm
APAPA Part 2 Sun. Nov. 2 4 pm


APAPA Voter ForumPart 3 State Senate District 6 Candidates Debate

Candidates: Roger Dickinson (D-Candidate), Richard Pan (D-Candidate)

APAPA Part 3 Sun. Oct. 26 3:45 p.m.
APAPA Part 3 Sun. Nov. 2 4:45 pm



Part 4 State Assembly Candidates Debate

Candidates: District 7: Steve Cohn (D-Candidate); District 8: Ken Cooley (D-Incumbent), Doug Haaland (R-Candidate); District 9: Darrell Fong (D-Candidate), Jim Cooper (D-Candidate)

APAPA Part 4 Sun. Oct. 26 10 pm
APAPA Part 4 Sun. Nov. 2 5:30 pm


Part 5 The Debate on City of Sacramento Measure L

Opponents: Heather Fargo (Mayor of Sacramento, 2000-2008), Paula Lee (Co-President, League of Women Voters Sacramento)
Proponents: Maeley Tom (Former Chief Administrative Officer of the State Assembly), Jay Shenirer (City Council Member for District 5)

APAPA Part 5 Sun. Oct. 26 11:15 pm
APAPA Part 5 Sun. Nov. 2 6:45 pm


Eye on Sacramento Measure L Voter Information

Measure L Sun. Oct. 26
5 pm
Measure L Mon. Oct. 27 9 am
Measure L Sun. Nov. 2 10 pm
Measure L Mon. Nov. 3 2 pm
Measure L Tue. Nov. 4 6 am

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