RON THORNBURGH
Secretary of State
image of the Kansas Secretary of State seal
STATE OF KANSAS
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
(785) 296-4564
www.kssos.org


NEWS ADVISORY

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, October 5, 2004

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

THORNBURGH TO HOLD
NEWS CONFERENCE

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.

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