As a hub for technolology, it makes sense that Seattle would be on the cutting edge of innovative ways to engage the public in the political process. One exciting opportunity is a gubernatorial debate scheduled for October 6 in Seattle, being organized as part of the Seattle Center's Next 50 celebration. The debate will have intense audience participation and allow folks both in the audience and those watching the debate online or on TV to participate as well via text messaging and Twitter.
Learn more at http://techpresident.com/news/22199/backchannel-beyond-media-spectacles-debates-conversations
Mark your calendars for October 6. Stay tuned for more information. And thanks for our friends at AARP for letting us know about this opportunity.