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Dominican University of California Extends Lottery for Governor's Debate Tickets

Lottery ends at midnight September 23

Due to high demand and limited space, Dominican University of California is conducting a lottery for students and members of the community to attend the October 12 California Governor’s Debate at Angelico Hall. Tickets are free.

To enter the lottery, students and community members can go to the governor's debate website and complete and submit the entry form. The lottery opened on September 7 and the deadline to close it has been extended from September 17 to September 23. Lottery winners plus all entrants will be notified by e-mail on September 27.

Because of increased security in the live debate venue, lottery winners will be required to provide identification information prior to receiving tickets. Debate tickets must be obtained prior to the event to gain entry to the Dominican campus.

Dominican and NBC are hosting the debate between Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman. The debate, moderated by NBC News’ Tom Brokaw, will be televised live beginning at 6:30 p.m. by NBC Bay Area, NBC Los Angeles, NBC San Diego, KCRA Sacramento, and KSBW Salinas/Monterey.

Ticket information also is available by calling 415-458-3732.

Alumni students and parents also are encouraged to hold community-based watch parties in their homes. For more information on how to host or attend an alumni watch party, please visit California Governor's Debate website.

About Dominican University of California:

Dominican University of California is an independent university located 12 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge in Marin County, California.  Founded in 1890, Dominican enjoys a century-long reputation for excellence in scholarship, research and community outreach.  Dominican’s 2,200 students come from across the United States primarily from Northern California as well as more than 30 foreign countries. Almost half of Dominican’s undergraduate students are from ethnically diverse backgrounds, and one-quarter of its undergraduates are the first generation in their family to attend college. The University educates and prepares students to be ethical leaders and socially responsible global citizens. Dominican’s athletics program recently transitioned from NAIA to NCAA Division II status in the Pacific West Conference. Dr. Joseph Fink serves as the University’s President.

About NBC Universal and Hearst Television:

NBC Universal’s Local Media companies in California include NBC Bay Area, NBC LA and NBC San Diego. NBC affiliated stations KCRA in Sacramento and KSBW in Salinas/Monterey are owned by Hearst Television Inc. The three network NBC-owned stations and two Hearst affiliates reach 83% of California’s viewers. NBC U.S. Local Media Division comprises 10 NBC owned-and-operated television stations reaching 27% of U.S. TV households. For more information please visit: www.nbcuni.com and www.hearsttelevision.com.


Contacts:

Dave Albee
Associate Director of Public Relations
david.albee@dominican.edu
415-257-1308

Sarah Gardner
Director of Communications
sarah.gardner@dominican.edu
415-485-3239



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