NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Time Warner Cable News North Carolina (TWC News North Carolina) and the League of Women Voters of North Carolina, a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, today announced they will work together on a series of key nonpartisan political initiatives.
The collaboration will feature co-sponsored leading contender debates beginning in 2016, as well as a series of voter education specials, vignettes and public service announcements leading up to key political races in an effort to help inform North Carolinians about recent changes to the voting process. The co-produced voter education specials and vignettes will air on TWC News North Carolina and the network’s website, as well as on the League of Women Voters of North Carolina’s website.
“TWC News North Carolina is proud to work with the League of Women Voters of North Carolina to cover the important political issues that will affect North Carolina residents,” said Bernie Han, GVP of Time Warner Cable Local News. “It’s crucial to help educate the constituents on changes to the voter process as we near the key political races in 2016. We look forward to working with our colleagues at the League of Women Voters of North Carolina on this initiative.”
“The League of Women Voters is pleased to work with Time Warner Cable News NC to bring voter information to viewers across our state. It is vital that voters be aware of where the candidate's stand on important issues, the recent changes in voting laws and how those changes will impact them when they go to the polls in 2016. Our mutual goals are to make democracy work for all North Carolinians," said LWVNC Co-President Mary Klenz.
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About League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters was founded in 1920 when women won the right to vote. For ninety-five years the centerpiece of the League's mission is to expand civic participation and the voice of all Americans at the three levels of government. The LWV operates in all fifty states as well as DC, the Virgin Islands and Hong Kong. It's work is grounded in the respected history and mission to increase voter engagement and understanding of public policy through education and advocacy to make democracy work for all.
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