| RON THORNBURGH
Secretary of State
STATE OF KANSAS
|Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
For Immediate Release
Tuesday, October 5, 2004
Jesse Borjon, Communications Director
Office of the Secretary of State
THORNBURGH TO HOLD
Topeka, KS – Kansas Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh will hold a news conference at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, October 7, 2004, in the Secretary of State’s office, Memorial Hall, second floor.
Secretary Thornburgh will kick off the Vote! Kansas program for the 2004 general election. This voter education program is part of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) and will educate voters on the changes in the election process and encourage Kansans to participate in the November 2, 2004, general election. Voter education is a requirement of HAVA and is outlined in Kansas’ state plan for implementing the requirements of the Act. The state plan was developed by the Secretary of State and members of the Kansas Election Reform Advisory Council.
Several members of the Kansas Election Reform Advisory Council will be present at the news conference.