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Senator Darrell Steinberg to speak at Sierra College Rocklin Tuesday

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As part of the Sierra College Political Science Club’s Political Awareness Day, titled "My Voice Counts," set for Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rocklin campus, keynote speaker Sen. Darrell Steinberg will discuss education in California and the importance of your vote.

Steinberg’s presentation will be held in the Dietrich Theater on the Rocklin Campus beginning at 2 p.m. This is a freeevent and the public is welcome and encouraged to come. There is a $3 parking fee on campus. Permits can be purchased at dispensers located throughout the parking lot.

Beginning at 9 a.m., an informational fair, including about 40 organizations, will be on campus to promote their political platforms. Some of these groups include:

·        Placer County Democrats

·        Placer County Republicans

·        Placer County Libertarians

·        Placer County Tea Party

·        Nevada County Democrats

·        Nevada County Tea Party

·        Sacramento County Green Party

·        League of Women Voters

·        California NOW

Some of the political candidates that are expected to attend will be Julie Griffith-Flatter for state Senate, Gary Johnson for president 2012 and Jack Uppal for Congress.

Some of the positions on propositions that will be represented are:

·        No on Prop 35

·        Yes on Prop 34

·        Yes on Prop 35

·        Yes on Prop 31

·        Yes on Prop 30

For more information about this event, contact faculty adviser for the Political Science Club, Professor, Winsome Jackson, at wjackson@sierracollege.edu or 660-8058.