What Are Some Features Found in KFI'S John and Ken Voter Guide?


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Organized by the hosts of the John and Ken local radio show on KFI AM640, the KFI John and Ken Voter guide for the 2014 election generally steered voters towards Republican candidates, although not in all cases. It features recommendations for candidates and propositions.

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John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou, the hosts of John and Ken, veer conservative in their political views, reports the Los Angeles Times; however, they do not align themselves fully with the Republican party. For instance, in their 2014 voting guide, the duo supported increased spending to deal with California's water shortage and refused to support the Republican candidates for Secretary of State and Controller, who did not support the Republican Gubernatorial candidate.

Based in Los Angeles, the John and Ken radio show is one of the most popular local radio shows in the United States, with over 1 million listeners on average, as of 2012. It runs during the rush-hour period from 3 to 7 p.m. John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou also hosted a debate between Republican candidates for governor during the run up to the 2014 election.

The hosts are known for being brash and opinionated, and Republican lawmakers in California are loath to fall out of their favor, reports the Los Angeles Times. Some opponents consider the hosts, and their show, to be right-wing shills.

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