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The Analysts

From Presidential Politics to Gun Measures

Joni Balter and C.R. Douglas discuss the major issues surrounding the Nov. 2016 election.

October 12, 2016


With mere weeks until Election Day, amid a cacophony of sound bites, we sat down with the political junkies to help make sense of all the noise. KCTS 9 presents its newest podcast, The Analysts, featuring KCTS 9 Political Analyst Joni Balter and Q13 Political Analyst C.R. Douglas.

Listen in as Balter and Douglas discuss some of the biggest issues being debated this election season, including an analysis of the presidential debates, the Washington State Gubernatorial contest, Sound Transit 3, the 7th Congressional District race, the statewide gun-safety initiative and more. Tune in for the facts, stay for the fun. 


Joni Balter

Joni Balter is a multi-media journalist and lecturer at Seattle University and the University of Washington Evans Graduate School of Public Policy and Governance. A KCTS 9 political analyst and advisor, she has contributed to KUOW and Bloomberg View, and was a columnist for The Seattle Times. More stories by Joni Balter

C.R. Douglas

C.R. Douglas has worked his entire TV career in the Seattle area. Before joining Q13 full-time as a Political Analyst, he spent nine years as the Public Affairs Host for the Seattle Channel. Prior to that, he hosted a show on PBS-affiliate KBTC/TV. He has won four Emmy Awards (NW Region).

More stories by C.R. Douglas