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Vice Presidential Candidate to Appear at University of Connecticut
Storrs-Mansfield, CT – Judge Jim Gray, a distinguished jurist who served from 1989 through 2010 on the Orange County, California Superior Court, will headline a political rally at the University of Connecticut. The event will be held from noon to 1:30 in the Homer Babbidge Library, Audio Visual Room 2, on September 20, 2012. The event is free and open to the public.
Gray is best known for his outspoken support for eliminating harsh punishments for victimless crimes. He is the running mate of Libertarian Party Presidential candidate Gary Johnson. Johnson served two terms as Governor of New Mexico, leaving office with a billion dollar surplus – one of only 4 states in the country to have a balanced budget at that time. He has been described as the most popular Governor of the decade.
Joshua Katz, Connecticut co-director for the campaign, said “I am pleased to bring Judge Jim Gray to our state. He is a strong advocate for positions many students agree with, including permitting gay marriage, bringing our troops home, civil liberties, and eliminating wasteful spending. Bringing him to the University of Connecticut will help us to inform students of their choices in the upcoming election.”
Local media are invited and encouraged to attend. A complete list of speakers will be made available when finalized.
Joshua Katz, CT Co-Director, Gary Johnson 2012
Jim Palmer, CT Co-Director, Gary Johnson 2012