FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 4, 2012
Contact:            Adam Morfeld
Nebraskans for Civic Reform
(402) 613-0724

Carolina Quezada
Latino Center of the Midlands
(402) 733-2720

COMMUNITY COALITION TROUBLED OVER ELECTION COMMISSIONER PHIPPS INVOLVEMENT IN CRAFTING LB 449

Emails point to deliberate involvement of Election Commissioner Phipps in crafting LB 449, the legislation that resulted in the closure of an unprecedented number of polling places in Douglas County this year that caused confusion among voters.

The group will distribute a copy of a press statement together with copies of the emails that were released by The Reader as well as other emails obtained by the group.

Date:  Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Place:   Park across the Douglas County Election Commission Office

225 North 115th Street

Time:   10:30 am

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