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KTDO TELEMUNDO 48 KICKS OFF ITS "DECISIÓN 2018" ELECTION COVERAGE AND "TU VOTO CUENTA" CIVIC ENGAGEMENT CAMPAIGN

Results from new, exclusive Texas Hispanic opinion poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling Strategy reveal key insights from likely Hispanic Voters about Texas’ Gubernatorial and U.S Senate races, and important issues affecting Latinos in El Paso County

Telemundo 48 launches ‘”Tu Voto Cuenta” campaign to raise awareness among border region Hispanics’ about the importance of exercising their right to vote

EL PASO,TX – (September 5, 2018) – KTDO Telemundo 48 today announced the roll out of its new, comprehensive, multi-platform Decisión 2018 election coverage by releasing the first of five wave of results from the station’s exclusive Texas Hispanic Opinion Poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy. Beginning today, KTDO will unveil key findings about Hispanics’ opinions about the state’s Gubernatorial and U.S Senate races, the handling of U.S immigration policy, sanctuary cities, efforts to build a border wall and gun control, among others. The survey consisted of 625 registered Hispanic voters interviewed by telephone across Texas counties. The station also announced its “Tu Voto Cuenta” (Your Vote Counts) civic engagement campaign, aimed at educating and encouraging El Pasoan’s to exercise their civic right to vote and get involved with the political decision-making process.

Telemundo 48’s exclusive Hispanic poll data will be unveiled on the following days during KTDO’s local newscast, Noticiero Telemundo 48 which airs weekdays at 5 PM and 10 PM: .

Wednesday, September 5 Texas Governor’s race & U.S Senate race

Thursday, September 6 Immigration, Border Wall, Sanctuary Cities

Friday, September 7 Gun Purchases, Regulations & Firearms in Public Schools

Monday, September 10 Health Care, Abortion and Recreational Use of Marijuana

Tuesday, September 11 The Economy

Additional elements of Telemundo 48’s Decisión 2018 election coverage and civic engagement campaign includes:

Dedicated Political Resources – Leading Telemundo 48’s political coverage is KTDO Senior Reporter Karla Mariscal and Washington, D.C. correspondent Randy Serrano. The Noticiero Telemundo 48 news team will also contribute with reports.

Local Political Coverage – Telemundo 48’s news team will report in-depth news stories about issues of importance to Hispanic communities along the border region including immigration, healthcare and education. KTDO’s news team will also profile candidates that are on the ballot this November and how their campaigns differ from each other. KTDO’s news coverage will also help to inform viewers about the proposed amendments and constitutional changes that voters will decide on this November and how these may affect El Pasoan’s. Telemundo 48’s reports will be presented on KTDO local channel 48.1 on weekdays at 5 PM and 10 PM on Noticiero Telemundo 48 and across all stations platforms including www.telemundo48elpaso.com and the station’s app “Telemundo 48 El Paso.”

“Tu Voto Cuenta” Civic Engagement Campaign / Register to Vote Rallies – Conducted across El Paso, the rallies are aimed at increasing the number of registered voters in the border region. The station’s civic engagement campaign will also incorporate PSAs that will inform Hispanic voters about the importance of their participation at the polls in November’s mid-term elections. The PSA campaign will also highlight how border region Hispanics’ - through their vote - can make a difference on key issues affecting El Paso. Telemundo 48 anchors/reporters will be featured in KTDO’s PSAs.

For more information about Telemundo 48’s Decisión 2018 news coverage and its “Tu Voto Cuenta” campaign or to access its Texas Hispanic opinion poll results visit telemundo48elpaso.com or download the stations’ app “Telemundo 48 El Paso.”

About Telemundo 48

Telemundo 48 El Paso / KTDO is Telemundo’s local owned television station serving Spanish-language viewers in El Paso TX, Las Cruces NM and Juarez MX. Telemundo 48 delivers its audiences ten hours of live, locally produced news each week across all platforms. KTDO’s newscasts feature local breaking news, real-time weather forecasts, consumer reports, and sports information. Telemundo 48 also airs world-class programming produced by Telemundo Network. Telemundo 48’s local news and information can be accessed by audiences across all of its platforms, including online at telemundo48elpaso.com, through its social media channels, and on local over-the-air channel 48.1, Spectrum channel 11/ HD 803, Comcast channel 11, AT&T U-Verse channel 48, Dish channel 48, and Direct TV channel 48.

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