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For Immediate Release
December 14
, 2012

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

Twitter: @therealAZsos

Arizona's Presidential Electors to Cast their Electoral College Votes

WHO: Secretary of State Ken Bennett, Presidential Electors
WHAT: Meeting of Arizona's Republican Presidential Electors
WHERE: State Capitol Executive Tower, 1700 W. Washington Street, 2nd Floor
WHEN: Monday, December 17, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.

PHOENIX – Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett today announced the official meeting of the 2012 Presidential Electors to cast their Electoral College votes for President and Vice President of the United States.

The meeting Presidential Electors will be on Monday, December 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. on the 2nd floor behind the elevators in the Executive Tower. The media are invited to attend.

According to the provisions of law governing Presidential Elections the ballots must be cast on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December following the Presidential Election. Eleven electors are scheduled to cast their votes by signing a certificate of vote.

For more information on the Electoral College, visit the National Archive and Records Administration. (

The 2012 Republican Presidential Elector's are: Don Ascoli, State Representative Steve Montenegro, Paul Gilbert, Tom & Kristine Morrissey, Rev. C.T. Wright, Gila River Indian Community Gov. Gregory Mendoza, Rob Haney, Leona Johnston, John Rhodes and Malcolm Barrett, Jr. Secretary of State Bennett will administer the Oath of Office to the electors, and also witness the certificates. This event will officially conclude the 2012 election cycle.

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