Paul D. Pate
Secretary of State
Des Moines, IA 50319
|OFFICE OF THE IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE|
|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.
- 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
Announcement of new voter registration initiative in Iowa high schools, in honor of women’s suffrage centennial.
Iowa State Capitol rotunda, outside the Secretary of State’s Office by the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Celebration display.
Tuesday, September 10