PRESS RELEASE from Republican Party of Iowa

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Iowa GOP Releases Iowa Straw Poll Candidate Speaking Schedule
All Times Are Approximate and Subject to Change

DES MOINES- The Iowa GOP today released the approximate speaking schedule for the Iowa Straw Poll program set to take place at noon on Saturday, August 13. Each candidate will have 15 minutes of total stage time that includes any introductions or introductory videos/music. Campaigns selected their speaking positions based on an order determined at a June 23 campaign meeting held at Iowa GOP headquarters. Only candidates who reserved space are provided the opportunity speak during the program.  The speaking order below includes candidates and elected leaders and does not represent a comprehensive breakdown of the program.

Iowa Straw Poll Speaking Schedule:
Noon- Program Begins
12:15- Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn delivers remarks
12:20- Governor Terry Branstad delivers remarks
12:30- Chairman Strawn welcomes all candidates on stage (press shot)
12:40- Senator Rick Santorum delivers remarks
1:00- Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds delivers remarks
1:15- Congressman Ron Paul delivers remarks
1:40- Congressman Steve King delivers remarks
1:50- Governor Tim Pawlenty delivers remarks
2:10- Senator Chuck Grassley delivers remarks
2:20- Congresswoman Michele Bachmann delivers remarks
2:40- Congressman Tom Latham delivers remarks
2:50- Congressman Thaddeus McCotter delivers remarks
3:15- Herman Cain delivers remarks

Straw Poll voting closes at 4pm. Chairman Matt Strawn will deliver the Straw Poll results on stage immediately after they’ve been tabulated.