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Secretary Pate to announce major voter registration initiative in honor of women’s suffrage at State Capitol news conference Tuesday
Paul D. Pate
Secretary of State
State Capitol
Des Moines, IA 50319
Iowa Secretary of State Seal WEBSITE: sos.iowa.gov
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OFFICE OF THE IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE
MEDIA CONTACT:
Kevin Hall
Communications Director
Kevin.Hall@sos.iowa.gov
(515) 725-2942
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September, 9 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Secretary Pate to announce major voter registration initiative in honor of women’s suffrage at State Capitol news conference Tuesday


DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will announce a significant new voter registration initiative geared toward Iowa high school students during a news conference Tuesday at the Iowa State Capitol. The drive will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, and will recognize the contributions of Iowan Carrie Chapman Catt, a national leader in women’s suffrage.

WHO

  • Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate
  • Dianne Bystrom, former director of Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University
  • Jack Vanderflught, government teacher at Dallas Center-Grimes and advocacy director for the Iowa Council for the Social Studies

WHAT

Announcement of new voter registration initiative in Iowa high schools, in honor of women’s suffrage centennial.

WHERE

Iowa State Capitol rotunda, outside the Secretary of State’s Office by the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration display.

WHEN

Tuesday, September 10
2:30 p.m.

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