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Reporter lists political announcement guidlines

The 2010 primary filing season is here and The Reporter asks candidates to please follow these guidelines:

• The first announcement will be free. Everything following will be paid advertising.

• E-mail is the preferred method for announcements (send to mike@rockdalereporter.com) but typed or hand-written announcements will be accepted.

• A photo should accompany each submission. Again, an email attachment is preferred but actual photos may be submitted. The newspaper will also take a photo “mug shot” if the candidate will call in advance and set up an appointment.

• Please keep announcements under 300 words.

• All submissions will be edited for grammar and style. We’ll try not to edit content.

• Statements should focus on the candidate, their qualifications and background and not attack opponents.

• Statements may be mailed to: The Rockdale Reporter, PO Box 552, Rockdale, TX 76567, phone 512-446-5838.

• Please include an e - mail address or phone number in case we have any questions.


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