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ETSU to encourage voter registration with ‘Freedom Rocks’ event

Published: Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 23:09

East Tennessee State University will host “Freedom Rocks” on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in the D.P. Culp University Center Martha Street Culp Auditorium.

The free event is sponsored by Alpha Delta Pi sorority, the College Republicans, the College Democrats and the Female Majority Leadership Alliance.

“Freedom Rocks” is a non-partisan effort to raise general political awareness among the student body and to encourage students to register and vote.

The sponsors will hold voter registration at booths on campus the week prior to the event.

Some invited speaker include U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, State Sen. Rusty Crowe, State Rep. Matthew Hill, Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett and State Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins.

In addition, guests will hear from Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Brenda Lenard,
Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from the First Congressional District Alan Woodruff, Sixth District Democratic candidate for Tennessee House of Representatives Michael Clark, and Republican Sixth District Tennessee House of Representatives candidate James Van Huss.

For more information about or to arrange special assistance for those with disabilities, call Erika Wild of Alpha Delta Pi at 423-608-3972 or email her at

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