CATS Candidates On Demand

News Release Date: 
Oct 18 2010
For Immediate Release

Bloomington, IN--Voters can hear and see video statements by local candidates who are on the November 2nd General Election Ballot, Monroe County, on demand via the CATS (Community Access Television Services) website. Candidate statements, as well as Candidate forums and an MCCSC Referendum Forum, also are being telecast on Comcast cable channels 12 and 14.

On September 2, 2010, CATS sent certified letters to all candidates listed by the Monroe County Clerk's Office, inviting them to participate in Candidates On Demand. All candidates were offered the opportunity to have their 3--5 minute candidate statements recorded by CATS, then telecast on cable and streamed on the Web.

Some of the candidates running for the following offices recorded statements:

  • U.S. Representative, District 4
  • U.S. Representative, District 9
  • State Representative, District 60
  • State Representative, District 61
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • Clerk of the Circuit Court
  • County Recorder
  • County Sheriff
  • County Commissioner, District 1
  • County Council, District 2
  • County Council, District 3
  • County Council, District 4
  • Richland Township Trustee
  • Richland Township Board
  • Van Buren Township Board
  • Cedar Creek Township Trustee
  • Clear Creek Township Board
  • Indian Creek Township Trustee
  • Indian Creek Township Board
  • MCCSC School Board, District 3
  • RBBCSC School Board, Richland District

This free service to candidates was offered equally by CATS.

Funding support for CATS is provided by the City of Bloomington, Monroe County government and Monroe County Public Library. For any questions regarding Community Access Television Services, please contact CATS at or 812-349-3111.

Margaret Harter, Community Relations Coordinator, 812-349-3057
Michael B. White, Manager, CATS, 812-349-3111