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Iowa Secretary of State’s Office Conducting Elections 101 Workshop for Iowa Media
Paul D. Pate
Secretary of State
State Capitol
Des Moines, IA 50319
Iowa Secretary of State Seal WEBSITE:
Kevin Hall
Communications Director
(515) 725-2942
May, 9 2016

Iowa Secretary of State’s Office Conducting Elections 101 Workshop for Iowa Media

The Iowa Secretary of State’s Office will be conducting a free Elections 101 Workshop for the media to help you prepare for the June 7 primary. This hour-long event will provide reporters, producers, editors, and news directors valuable information in advance of Election Night.

The seminar will be conducted by the Secretary of State’s communications and elections staff. A media kit will be provided. SOS staff will also answer any questions you might have.

Topics of discussion to include:
Primary Election FAQ
Primary Election Quick Facts
What to expect from SOS
What to expect from county auditors
Results reporting processes
What if …?
What’s next?

This will be an interactive discussion, free of charge, to any member of the Iowa media that would like to learn more about our elections process.

WHAT: Elections 101 Workshop for Iowa media

WHEN: Tuesday, May 17, 10-11 AM

WHERE: Lucas Building (located behind the Iowa Capitol), Secretary of State’s Office, Large Conference Room

RSVP is requested. (Depending on the amount of attendees, the workshop might move to a larger location, if necessary.)

Contact Kevin Hall at or (515) 725-2942 to RSVP or for more information.