Nader for President 2008
Oct. 9, 2008 - Ralph Nader
rally at Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St.. in Lawrence, KS.
Qualifying for the Ballot
PRESS RELEASE from Nader for
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: (Washington) Chris Driscoll, 202-360-3273, firstname.lastname@example.org;
David Peyton 414-755-0585
NADER/GONZALEZ CAMPAIGN POISED TO SECURE KANSAS
Supporters of Independent Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader will submit petitions to place Mr. Nader and running-mate Matt
Gonzalez on the November 2008 election ballot, Monday, Aug. 4, to the
Kansas State Board of Elections, first floor Memorial Hall, 120 SW 10th
Ave, Topeka, KS 66612-1594. Kansas will be the 22nd state in which the Nader/Gonzalez Campaign has filed
for a ballot line since the celebrated consumer advocate announced his
intent to run during a February 24 appearance on NBC's "Meet the
Press". To qualify to appear on Kansas' ballot, state law requires
submission of the signatures of 5,000 registered voters. The Nader/Gonzalez campaign will
submit more than 10,000 signatures.
Supporters of Nader/Gonzalez
2008 will be available at 11:30 a.m. for news media questions
at the Kansas State Board of Elections, first floor Memorial Hall, 120
SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66612-1594.
WHO: Kansas Supporters of Nader/Gonzalez 2008 Campaign
WHAT: Turn-in of nominating petitions and press
WHEN: Monday Aug 4, 2008, 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Kansas State Board of Elections, first floor
Memorial Hall, 120 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66612-1594.
About Ralph Nader
Celebrated attorney, author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader has been named by Time
Magazine one of the "100 Most Influential Americans in the 20th
Century". For more than four decades he has exposed problems and
organized millions of citizens into more than 100 public interest
groups advocating solutions. He led the movement to establish the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA), the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and
enact the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and countless other pieces of
important consumer legislation. Because of Ralph Nader we drive safer cars, eat healthier
food, breathe better air, drink cleaner water, and work in safer
graduated from Princeton University and received an LL.B from the
Harvard Law School.
About Matt Gonzalez
Matt Gonzalez was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in
2000 representing San Francisco's fifth council district. From 2003 to
2005 he served as Board of Supervisors President. A former public
defender, Gonzalez is managing partner of Gonzalez & Leigh, a
7-attorney practice in San Francisco that represents individuals and
organizations in mediation, arbitration, and administrative proceedings
before state and federal regulatory bodies. Gonzalez graduated from
Columbia University and received a JD from Stanford Law School.
About the Nader/Gonzalez
According to a CNN-Opinion Research Corp. poll conducted from July
27-29, Ralph Nader is at 6
percent nationally, higher than his highest major poll numbers during
the same time period in 2000 and approaching the 10 percent threshold
required for eligibility to participate in "America's Presidential
Debate in New Orleans", Google-sponsored event scheduled for September
18. In the key swing state of Michigan -- whose voters were partially
disenfranchised by the Democratic National Committee -- an EPIC-MRA
poll found Nader at 8-10
For more information on the Nader/Gonzalez
campaign, visit: VoteNader.org.