SEN. CHRIS DODD TO HOLD TOWN HALL MEETING IN DOVER JAN. 20

DOVER – Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut will hold a “town hall meeting” with voters at the Bell Center for the Arts, Fourth and Grove Sts. in Dover on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 1 p.m.

Sen. Dodd will discuss important issues facing the nation and answer questions from the public. The event is hosted by the Strafford County Democratic Committee to give Seacoast residents the opportunity to meet and question candidates who will be on the ballot in the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire presidential primary.

Dodd was first elected to the Senate in 1980. He is chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee and a senior member of the Foreign Relations and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committees. Prior to his election to the Senate, Dodd served three terms in the House of Representatives. He also served in the Army Reserve and was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic.

Dodd announced his candidacy Jan. 11. He has been a frequent visitor to New Hampshire and campaigned for Democratic candidates across the state last fall.

Sen. Dodd’s visit to Dover is free and open to all. Space is limited and tickets are necessary to assure admission. To reserve a free ticket or for additional information, contact Strafford County Democratic Committee chair Joan Ashwell at (603) 868-3775 or jfashwell@comcast.net