MCCCD Hosts Special Guests to Prepare Community for November Elections with Our Vote, Our Future Event

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2020 — Leading up to the general election on November 3, The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is hosting a non-partisan event to educate students, staff, faculty, and community members about the importance of voting in both national and local elections.

What: The event, "Our Vote. Our Future," will give participants the opportunity to hear from several special guests, including Secretary of State of Arizona Katie Hobbs and Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes.

Participants can expect to get questions answered, including:

  • What do all these positions do that are on my ballot?
  • When and where can I vote in my neighborhood?
  • What does my yes or no vote for Prop 207 and 208 mean?
  • Can I help ensure that all can vote?

The event will be held on October 1, taking place days before the deadline to register to vote in the November general election. The voter registration deadline is October 5, 2020.

Who: The virtual event is free and open to the public.

Special Guests:

  • Katie Hobbs, Secretary of State of Arizona
  • Adrian Fontes, Maricopa County Recorder
  • Avery Xola, Voter Education Specialist at Clean Elections
  • Paul Bentz, Senior Vice President of Research and Strategy at HighGround Consulting

When: October 1, 2020 | 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Virtual Event | Click here to join live.

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Media Contact: Dasi Danzig, 480-268-6766, dasi.danzig@domail.maricopa.edu

About The Maricopa Community Colleges

The Maricopa County Community College District includes ten regionally-accredited colleges – Chandler-Gilbert, Estrella Mountain, GateWay, Glendale, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Rio Salado, Scottsdale, and South Mountain – and the Maricopa Corporate College, serving more than 200,000 students with two-year degrees, certificates, and university transfer programs.