Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich
to speak at Saint Martin's
Wednesday, January 21, 2004
Lacey - Democratic presidential candidate Dennis
Kucinich will make a campaign appearance at Saint Martin’s College at
8 a.m. Feb. 4. The rally will be in Saint Martin’s Pavilion, 5300
Pacific Ave. S.E.
The Ohio congressman plans an hour-long meeting
that will include a question-and-answer period. The event precedes by
three days the state Democratic caucuses at which delegates for this
summer’s presidential convention will be selected.
Kucinich’s campaign stop in South Sound is being
made at the invitation of Saint Martin’s Democratic Donkey Club, a
student organization devoted to bringing national, state and local
Democratic the Saint Martin’s campus and to getting out the vote among
The club has scheduled rallies for two other
Democratic presidential hopefuls:
An hour-long rally for Massachusetts Sen. John
Kerry, who recently won the Iowa caucuses, will be from 8 p.m.
tomorrow at the college’s Student Union Building, 5300 Pacific
Ave., S.E. U.S. Rep. Adam Smith of Tacoma will speak on behalf of
his friend and colleague at the event.
A rally for Gen.
Wesley Clark will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 2, also at the Student
Union Building. A representative of Clark’s campaign will speak at
Club President Martin Moore, a Saint Martin’s
freshman, said the public is invited to attend all three events. The
club will serve coffee at the Kucinich speech to help fund their
“The reason we’re bringing the candidates and
their representatives to campus is to give students and the public a
chance to hear their views and either see them in person or hear from
others who are connected to their campaigns,” said Moore. “We are
working to make sure voters in our area have an opportunity to hear from
all the Democratic presidential candidates this spring so they can be
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