Elizabeth Edwards coming to Carson City, Elko | NevadaAppeal.com

Elizabeth Edwards coming to Carson City, Elko

PETER THOMPSON

Elizabeth Edwards, the wife of vice presidential candidate John Edwards, will be making stops in Carson City and Elko on Sunday to discuss the upcoming election with Nevada families.

The town hall discussions will focus on choices facing American families this November.

Sean Smith, Nevada communications director for Kerry-Edwards 2004, said Edwards will be taking questions on a broad range of subjects.

“Whatever the community wants to talk about,” he said. “Health care, the war on terror, Yucca Mountain.”

Tickets to see Edwards may be picked up at local Democratic headquarters in Reno, Carson City and Elko.

Turnout to see Edwards is expected to be heavy. Corrine Cole, scheduler at Democratic headquarters in Carson City, said, “We may even have to move the event to a bigger location.”

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The event is free to the public, but you must have a ticket to get in.

Contact reporter Peter Thompson at pthompson@nevadaappeal.com or 881-1215.

IF YOU GO:

What: Discussion with Elizabeth Edwards

When: 11 a.m. Sunday. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

Where: Sarah Winnemucca Hall, Western Nevada Community College, 2201 West College Parkway

Tickets: Available 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today at Carson City Democratic Central Committee headquarters, 214 W. Robinson Street. A limited number of tickets may be available at the door

Also available at Silver State Victory 2004 headquarters on 300 S. Wells in Reno today from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

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What: Elko Appearance

Where: Western Folklife Center, 501 Railroad Street

When: Sunday, Oct. 17. Doors open at 2:15 p.m.

Tickets: Available on 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today at Western Folklife Center, 501 Railroad Street. A limited number of tickets may be available at the door.