Arizona Secretary of State - Ken Bennett


 
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January 2010

January 13, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Secretary Bennett names communications director for office
Director to help share office's mission on election integrity, public records

January 14, 2010
NEWS STORY- Secretary Bennett Visits Mohave County
Presents Certificates and Thanks Local Election Officials

January 15, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - League of Women Voters applauds Secretary Bennett
Letter in Arizona Republic notes cooperative effort to update election procedures
PRESS RELEASE - Watch out, Ashton Kutcher. Secretary Bennett is on Twitter
Watch for the latest news of note, pithy comments

January 19, 2010
STATEMENT - Statement from Secretary of State Ken Bennett
In regards to a federal court decision to grant a preliminary injunction on behalf of the Arizona Green Party

January 20, 2010
STATEMENT - Ken Bennett statement on Clean Election federal court order
PRESS RELEASE - Secretary of State's Office dismissed from Tucson lawsuit

January 27, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Be a part of history - Volunteer to help welcome the Declaration of Independence to the state Capitol

January 29, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Secretary Bennett: Don’t let inmates vote
Court of Appeals decision could open ballot box to 41,000 Arizona felons

PRESS RELEASE - Statewide voter registration dips slightly in 4th quarter
Secretary of State Bennett expects figures to climb as general election nears

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February 2010

February 4, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Statehood Day celebration Feb. 11 at state Capitol
Officials, members of the public welcome to commemorate Arizona’s 98th birthday
PRESS RELEASE - Addressing project nears completion for Apache County voters
Grants from Secretary of State’s Office should help elections, voter registration

February 10, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY Declaration of Independence comes to State Capitol
Two events slated on February 19 & 20

February 12, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Arizona State Library to host Digital Bookmobile
Download experience promotes free audiobooks, eBook, music and video downloads
PRESS RELEASE - Assistant Secretary of State Jim Drake honored for library support
Former House staffer named recipient of 2010 “Polly Award”

February 17, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Pro and Con arguments on tax increase due Feb. 25
For publication in publicity pamphlet mailed to voters; special election May 18

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March 2010

March 15, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Secretary of State Ken Bennett to participate in Census kickoff
Media conference with director of Census Bureau today; forms in the mail this week

March 19, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Feds “spotlight” Yavapai College Library
Library recognized for work promoting access to government information
PRESS RELEASE - Feds “spotlight” Mesa Public Library
Library recognized for work promoting access to government information

March 24, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Statewide voter registration falls slightly
Two major political parties lose ground; ranks of Independent voters grow
PRESS RELEASE - Signature requirements set for 2010 candidate petitions

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April 2010

April 1, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Gov. Brewer signs campaign-finance bill into law
HB2788 ensures rapid disclosure of corporate/union electioneering

April 14, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Green Party joins state’s recognized parties
Greens submit sufficient petition signatures; candidates eligible for 2010 ballot

April 16, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Voter registration deadline Monday night
Must register by midnight to participate in May 18 Special Election

April 20, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Original OK Corral documents re-discovered in Bisbee
Will be presented to state during ceremony Wednesday at State Capitol

April 22, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - More than 8,000 voters register for Special Election
Signed up in final 24 hours before midnight Monday deadline

April 27, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Prop 100 the focus of voter forum this evening
Advocates, opponents of sales-tax proposal will debate at Phoenix College

April 27, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Referendum filed against SB 1070
Bill to be proposed to Arizona voters if group collects necessary signatures

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May 2010

May 06, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Friday is deadline to request early ballot for Special Election, Statewide voter registration slips as May 18 election approaches

May 17, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Sec. Bennett to observe use of e-poll books in Yavapai County, Pilot project for tomorrow’s election the first of its kind in Arizona

May 25, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Official state canvass of Special Election scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday
PRESS RELEASE - Deadline for candidates to file nominating petitions: 5 p.m. Wednesday, Pilot project for tomorrow's election the first of its kind in Arizona

May 26, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Public libraries needed now more than ever

May 27, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Federal court of appeals sides with Bennett, blocks felons from voting

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June 2010

June 1, 2010
STATEMENT - Statement from Sec. Bennett re: U.S. Supreme Court's refusal to vacate stay in Clean Elections case

June 3, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Tentative numbering approved for 2010 statewide ballot measures

June 8, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Sec. Bennett releases list of congressional candidates that filed recall statements
Candidates that filed statement pledge "to resign immediately if not re-elected on a recall vote"

June 14, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Arizona State Library awarded $315K federal grant
National Endowment for the Humanities award will fund digitization of historic Arizona newspapers

June 16, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Secretary Bennett unveils new campaign finance Website
Opens the books on spending and fundraising by candidates, PACs and other groups

June 18, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Happy Days: State Archives to receive donation of Depression-era newspapers
Indexed microfilm documents Civilian Conservation Corps projects of 1930s

June 22, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Group files paperwork for referendums on SB1070, HB2162
To be proposed to Arizona voters if group collects necessary signatures

June 29, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Arizona voter registration grows by nearly 27K in less than six weeks
Every political party gains ground; Independents grow fastest

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July 2010

July 6, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Pro/Con ballot-measure arguments due tomorrow for General Election voter guide
For publication in publicity pamphlet to be mailed to voters

July 20, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Sec. Bennett releases list of federal write-in candidates that filed recall statements
Candidates that filed statement pledge “to resign immediately if not re-elected on a recall vote”

July 22, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Notice: Offices Closed Friday, July 23, 2010
All state facilities will re-open on Monday, July 26

July 23, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Voter registration deadline Monday night
Registration drive until midnight Monday to sign up voters for Aug. 24 Primary

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August 2010

August 2, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY - State leaders, students to launch 2010 Youth Vote Drive
Joint effort will help register students and improve voter turnout

August 10, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Ballot arguments due Aug. 16 for newest legislative referendum
For publication in General Election pamphlet to be mailed to voters

August 18, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Arizona voter registration tops 3.1 million
Thousands join voter rolls in anticipation of primary and general elections

August 23, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY - Media notes for Election Day
Polling places ~ Projected turnout ~ Who may cast a ballot and more!

August 25, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Primary Election Notes

August 26, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Primary Election Notes ~ Updated for August 26, 2010

August 27, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Primary Election Notes ~ Updated for August 27, 2010

August 31, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Primary Election Notes ~ Final update for 2010 Primary Election

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September 2010

September 3, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY - Official state canvass of Primary Election scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday

September 10, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Secretary Bennett announces statewide General Election town halls

September 17, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Town Hall on Wednesday will give public close-up look at ballot props

September 30, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Not registered to vote? Deadline is Monday, Oct. 4

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October 2010

October 4, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Arizona’s online voter-registration system is recognized as innovative idea

October 27, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Secretary of State Ken Bennett sets the record straight on voter-registration fraud

October 28, 2010
PRESS RELEASE Nearly 44,000 Arizonans join voter rolls since end of July

October 29, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY - Media notes for Election Day

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November 2010

November 3, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY - General Election Notes

November 4, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY - General Election Notes

November 5, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY - General Election Notes

November 8, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - MALDEF asks court to require that Arizona tabulate the ballots of unregistered voters
MEDIA ADVISORY - General Election Notes

November 9, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY - General Election Notes

November 10, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY - General Election Notes

November 11, 2010
STATEMENT - Statement from Secretary of State Bennett re: federal court's rejection of MALDEF request
MEDIA ADVISORY - General Election Notes

November 12, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY - General Election Notes

November 17, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Arizona State Librarian honored for career of leadership, commitment

November 23, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORIES

November 29, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - State certifies General Election, is granted court order for Prop 112 recount

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December 2010

December 20, 2010
PRESS RELEASE - Proposition 112 recount certified; results confirm ballot measure's defeat

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