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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28, 2013
CONTACT: Pamela Weaver, (601) 270-4100

MEDIA ADVISORY—Promote the Vote

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann will honor the winners of the 2012 Promote the Vote Program Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:00 am in Room 113 of the State Capitol in Jackson. 

More than 540 schools and 211,700 students took part, including almost 100,000 who cast ballots in the online Mock Election for president during the week preceding the November General Election.

Promote the Vote is a program offered by the Office of the Secretary of State to encourage Mississippi students to become more aware and more involved in the democratic process and encourage civic participation.