Arizona Secretary of State - Ken Bennett


 
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Official Statement
For Immediate Release
May 23, 2012


Contact: Matthew Roberts, Director of Communications
Phone: (602) 542-4283
Mobile: (602) 540-3521




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Ken Bennett's Statement Regarding President Obama's Birth Certificate

"Late yesterday, our office received the 'verification in-lieu of certified copy' from officials within the Hawaii Department of Health that we requested in March. They have officially confirmed that the information in the copy of the Certificate of Live Birth for the President matches the original record in their files."

"As Arizona’s chief elections officer, I have the responsibility to certify the ballot to the state’s 15 counties. At the request of numerous constituents, I merely asked Hawaiian officials to verify the information contained within President Obama’s original birth certificate. They have complied with the request and I consider the matter closed."