Secretary Benson's Calendar - July 2019

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1

Conference
Attended National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Summer Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Media interview
Telephone interview with Stephen Henderson of WDET-FM 101.9 in Detroit about U.S. Supreme Court decision on redistricting and political gerrymandering of legislative districts.

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Conference
Attended National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Summer Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico

3

Conference
Attended National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Summer Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Meeting
Weekly senior staff meeting in Detroit

9

Meeting
Call with U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow to discuss election security issues.

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11

Recording
Taped video message for National Bar Association event and audio message for REAL ID communication campaign

Meeting
Met in Lansing with Director Zaneta Adams, Deputy Director Tim Loney and staff from Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

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14

Event
Spoke at Life Applications Ministries Church in Warren

Event
Spoke at New Anthem Church at Macomb County Family Resource Center in Mount Clemens

 

15

Meeting
Call with Patti Phillips, CEO of Women Leaders in College Sports

Meeting
Weekly senior staff meeting in Detroit

Media interview
Telephone interview with Korinne Griffith of WJMN-TV in Marquette about Task Force on Women in Sports

16

Media interview
Telephone interview with Beth LeBlanc of The Detroit News about female candidates running for president

17

Meeting
Spoke at Oakland County Clerks Association Summer Meeting in Novi

18

Meeting
Breakfast in Detroit with Rod Wood, president of the Detroit Lions

Meeting
Attended Oakland County Board of Commissioners meeting

Meeting
Met in Lansing with Kyle Caldwell, Council of Michigan Foundations, and Donna Murray-Brown, Michigan Nonprofit Association

Media roundtable
Held media roundtable in Lansing about process for accepting public comment on proposed application text and eligibility guidelines for Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission

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24

Convention
Spoke at NAACP National Convention in Detroit

25

Meeting
Spoke at Livingston County Municipal Clerks Association Meeting

News conference
Spoke at news conference in Grand Rapids ahead of the August election about new rights for Michigan voters under the Promote the Vote constitutional amendment approved last November

Media interview
Telephone interview with Molly Domenick of WOOD radio about new rights for Michigan voters ahead of the August election

Town Hall
Held Town Hall in Oak Park about new rights for Michigan voters ahead of the August election

 

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29

Meeting
Weekly senior staff meeting in Detroit

Meeting
Attended Election Security Advisory Commission meeting in Detroit

Meeting
Call with Carolyn Cassin of Michigan Women Forward

Media interview
Interview in Detroit with Caitlin Huey-Burns of CBS News about election security and increasing voter turnout

Media interview
Telephone interview with Dayna Clark of WWJ-AM 950 in Detroit about Election Security Advisory Commission public hearing

 

 

 

 

30

Meeting
Spoke at Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) National Meeting in Detroit

Meetings
Follow-up conference calls on topics related to Task Force on Women in Sports

Event
Attended presidential candidate debate in Detroit

 

 

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Event
Attended presidential candidate debate in Detroit