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For Immediate Release
Sept. 17, 2010

Contact: Matthew Benson
Director of Communications
(602) 350-2834 - mobile

Twitter: @therealAZsos


Town Hall on Wednesday will give public close-up look at ballot props

Audience will hear from representatives of each of the 10 measures for General Election

PHOENIX Arizona voters are invited to attend Wednesday evening, Sept. 22, as Gateway Community College plays host to the Arizona Secretary of State Town Hall 2010. The event begins at 7 p.m. sharp, with attendees asked to arrive early since television cameras will be rolling.

The Gateway auditorium will be the scene as attendees hear from representatives of each of the 10 measures on the statewide General Election ballot. The town hall is sponsored by the Secretary of State's Office, Maricopa Community Colleges and Cox Communications. It will be taped for later replay on Cox Channel 7.

Speakers for the Arizona Secretary of State Town Hall include campaign leaders, state lawmakers and influential advocates of state and local public policy. The event will run until about 8:30 p.m., and include a Q & A segment with questions submitted by audience members.

“This is a special opportunity for Arizona voters to hear directly from each of the campaigns on the ballot proposals we'll all be deciding upon this fall,” said Secretary of State Ken Bennett. “I hope voters will join us in learning as much as possible about the critical issues at stake in this important election on Nov. 2.”

The town hall at Gateway Community College is the first of 26 similar events that the Secretary of State's Office is hosting around Arizona , though this is the only event that will be taped for television replay. Each of the town halls is free-of-charge and open to the public. A complete schedule is included with this media release.

Arizona Secretary of State Town Hall 2010

What: An opportunity for voters to hear from representatives for and against each of the 10 propositions on the statewide General Election ballot.

When: Begins at 7 p.m. SHARP on Wednesday, Sept. 22. Arrive early.

Where: The auditorium at Gateway Community College, 108 N. 40th St., in Phoenix.

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For all media questions, or to schedule an interview with Secretary Bennett, contact Matthew Benson, director of communications, at (602) 350-2834.