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June 14, 1999 Campaign Update

1. Gore 2000 Announcement Tour
2. Watch Al Gore’s announcement live
3. Mayors Endorse Gore
4. Credit Card Contribution can now be made online
5. Upcoming Gore 2000 Travel

1. Al Gore’s Announcement Tour

Wednesday, June 16 - 9:00 AM
Carthage, Tennessee:

Al Gore will announce his candidacy for President of the United States. The announcement will take place on Main Street in front of the Smith County Courthouse. \ Gates for the public will open at 7:00 a.m. For ticket information call 615-341-0230.

Wednesday, June 16 - 2:00 PM
Iowa City, Iowa:

Al Gore will take his announcement tour to Iowa City where he will speak to local residents about issues important to American families. The event will take place at the Memorial Union Ballroom at the University of Iowa. Gates for the public will open at 2:00 p.m. For ticket information call 319-339-9900.

Thursday, June 17
Manchester, New Hampshire:

After Iowa, Al Gore will travel to Manchester where he will speak to local residents at Hesser College about issues important to American families. Gates for the public will open at 7:30 a.m. For ticket information call (603) 622-7788.

Thursday, June 17
New York City, New York:

In New York, Al Gore will address the people of New York City at Federal Hall, across the street from the NY Stock Exchange. Gates for the public will open at 10:30 a.m. For ticket information call 212-597-9117.

Friday, June 18
Los Angeles, California:

The Los Angeles leg of the trip will include a stop at Fairfax High School, where he will speak to residents about issues important to American families. Doors open at 10:00 am for general admission. For more information call 310-575-4673.

Friday, June 18
Seattle, Washington:

Seattle will be the last visit in Al Gore’s announcement tour. He will meet with residents at the Seattle Center Pavilion and talk about issues important to American families. Doors will open at 4:00 p.m. For more information please call 206-903-1715.

2. Watch Al Gore’s announcement live

Al Gore's formal announcement of his candidacy for President of the United States in Carthage, TN will be cybercast live on the official Gore 2000 web site, www.algore2000.com, starting at 10:00 am on Wednesday, June 16, 1999.

"We look forward to taking full advantage of the Internet's potential to expand participation in the electoral process." said Gore 2000 campaign manager Craig Smith. "The cybercast of the announcement is an exciting step in that direction."

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3. Mayors Endorse Gore

Al Gore on Sunday (6-13) received the support of 171 mayors from across the country. The endorsements came during a press conference in New Orleans, LA. The endorsement event kicked off Mayors for Gore, a national effort by Gore 2000 to energize the strong support among civic leaders across America for Al Gore.

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4. Credit Card Contributions can now be made online

Gore supporters can now contribute to Gore 2000 on line via credit card. The Federal Election Commission ruled last week that credit card contributions are eligible for Federal matching funds. To contribute to Gore 2000 on line, go to https://www.gore2000.org/secure/donate.html

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4. Upcoming Gore 2000 Events

***June 14 New Orleans, LA
***June 16 Carthage, TN; Iowa City, IA
***June 17 Manchester, NH; New York, NY
***June 18 Los Angeles, CA; Seattle, WA

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