Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Sep 20 2007

 Secretary of State, AG and Grange hold media availability in Olympia prior to argument

Secretary of State Sam Reed, Attorney General Rob McKenna, and former Washington State Grange Master Terry Hunt will hold a media availability on Monday, Sept. 24, to discuss their defense of Washington’s Top Two Primary before the United States Supreme Court on Monday, Oct. 1.

When:
9:30 to 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, 2007

Where:
Attorney General’s Office, 1125 Washington St. SE, Rm. 742
(Parking available in the Attorney General’s Office visitor spaces in the Plaza Garage)
Conference Call: (800) 423-1988    Passcode: 1144431#

Who:
•           Secretary of State Sam Reed
Attorney General Rob McKenna
•           Former Grange Master Terry Hunt, who led the Grange through the top-two primary initiative

Background documents, including all briefs and a history of the primary in Washington: http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/toptwo.aspx

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Contact:      
Trova Heffernan, Secretary of State Communications Director, (360) 902-4140; Cell: (360) 791-7303
Janelle Guthrie, AGO Communications Director, (360) 586-0725; Cell: (360) 584-3046
Dan Hammock, Grange Communications Director, (360) 943-9911