RON THORNBURGH
Secretary of State

STATE OF KANSAS
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
(785) 296-4564
www.kssos.org


NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, July 16, 2002

Contact Information
Jesse Borjon, Communications Director
Office of the Secretary of State
(785) 296-4580
jesseb@kssos.org

JULY 22 IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE
FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION

Topeka, KS - Kansas Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh is reminding Kansans the deadline to register to vote or change party affiliation for the primary election is Monday, July 22 at 5 p.m. Voter registration cards are available by contacting the county election office or may be printed at www.kssos.org. Voter registration applications are also available in Spanish.


To register to vote you must be a U.S. citizen, be a resident of the state of Kansas, and have reached the age of eighteen (18) years before the primary election.


“I encourage all Kansans who meet the requirements to register for the upcoming primary election,” stated Thornburgh. “It is our civic responsibility to register and participate in the elections process. I encourage all Kansans to educate themselves on the candidates and go to the polls on Tuesday, August 6 and cast their vote.”

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