Candidate Video Submissions for Voters Speak 

Any video submissions from candidates who are running for offices that appear on Rowan County ballots are allowed with these specific guidelines:

  • Candidate videos for Voters Speak are meant to be a vehicle for deeper conversations, not short campaign ads.
  • Candidate videos published by Voters Speak need to educate and inform voters with specifics of what a candidate hopes to accomplish in office or why they believe the incumbent needs to be replaced.
  • Candidates may not request donations on these videos. 
  • Candidates may include a link to their website and/or social media pages. 
  • Do not include any copyrighted material in your video, including music or images. 
  • The technical quality of the video must have clear images and decent sound quality. 
  • Video should be filmed in Landscape mode (horizontally). 
  • Videos should be in one of the major formats, such as .mp4, .avi, or .mov
  • Maximum length of approximately 7 minutes.
  • Videos must include the legally required political legend. 
  • Videos will be uploaded and hosted on the Rowan Democrats’ YouTube channel and may be edited as necessary.
  • Candidate videos should follow the spirit of the General Submission Guidelines for Voters Speak