PATE UNVEILS “PROTECT YOUR VOTE” AD
FIRST SOS CANDIDATE TO GO ON THE AIR
(Cedar Rapids, IA) Today, former Iowa Secretary of State and Mayor of Cedar Rapids, Paul D. Pate has unveiled a new radio ad titled, “Protect Your Vote” in his bid to become Iowa’s next Secretary of State.
Female Announcer: “Iowans know there are some things we just have to protect. Our families. Our freedom. Our jobs. Our Personal information.
And, we need to protect our votes…so we can keep Iowa elections clean and fair for everyone.
That’s why so many Iowans are voting for Paul Pate as our next Secretary of State. Paul Pate has done the job before…and done it well.
That’s why many state leaders have encouraged him to go back to work in the Secretary of State’s office.
Pate knows first- hand what it takes to be Iowa’s Chief Elections Official ……AND, he’s the owner of a successful asphalt paving company…so he knows the business side of the Secretary of State’s office as well.”
Paul Pate: “I’m Paul Pate…the only candidate for Secretary of State…with on the job experience…a record of serving you in public office…and a commitment to protecting your vote with mandatory voter ID.
Let’s make it easy to vote…but hard to cheat. I would appreciate your vote on November 4th.”
A nationally recognized business leader by the Small Business Administration, Pate is the owner of a paving construction firm and recently served as Mayor of Cedar Rapids from 2002 –2006. While Mayor, Pate was elected President of the non-partisan Iowa League of Cities representing over 870 municipalities. Previously, he served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1995-1999 and represented NE Cedar Rapids, Marion and parts of Linn, Buchanan and Delaware Counties in the Iowa Senate from 1989-1995.