|Paul D. Pate
Secretary of State
Des Moines, IA 50319
|OFFICE OF THE IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 23, 2015
Mike Huckabee, Rand Paul "Caucus 101" Video Messages to Iowa High School Students Unveiled
DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate unveils two more presidential candidate videos submitted for the "Caucus 101" program. The videos come from Republican presidential hopefuls Mike Huckabee, a former Arkansas governor and the 2008 Iowa Caucus winner, and Rand Paul, a U.S. Senator from Kentucky. They can be viewed at www.Caucus101.com/resources and on the Iowa Secretary of State's YouTube page.
The Secretary of State's Office requested videos from each presidential hopeful with the candidates tailoring their message specifically toward Iowa high school students. The videos will be posted on the "Caucus 101" website over the next two weeks.
"My thanks to the presidential campaigns that have responded and addressed their messages directly toward Iowa high school students," said Secretary of State Paul Pate. "I wanted to make this curriculum fun and easily accessible for students and teachers. Increasing participation in Iowa's elections is one of my main goals as Secretary of State. One way to accomplish that is by getting young people interested in the process."
"Caucus 101" is a curriculum developed by Secretary of State Paul Pate, designed for Iowa high school students. The course is aimed at involving students, parents and the community in civic engagement while educating them about Iowa's unique role in the political process.
The curriculum, written by Iowa teachers for Iowa teachers, is available for anyone to use and can be downloaded at www.Caucus101.com. This non-partisan, seven-step course has the approval of the Iowa Democratic Party, the Republican Party of Iowa and the Iowa Council for the Social Studies.