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Santa Maria Resident Wins $10,000 In Mercury Insurance Sweepstakes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (May 20, 2011) – Mercury Insurance, which has been providing California residents with home and auto policies since 1962, today announced Santa Maria’s Gregary Johnson is the winner of its $10,000 Lower Rate Challenge Sweepstakes. To enter and win, Johnson simply completed a free Mercury auto insurance quote at www.mercuryinsurance.com.

“Thanks to Mercury Insurance, I’m paying my car off,” said Johnson, a Mercury Insurance auto policy holder. “With no more car payments, I get $488 back in my pocket each month and I’m saving $51 a month with my new Mercury policy, too.”

“We’re confident our auto and home insurance rates are competitive and often superior to the competition,” said Erik Thompson, Mercury advertising director. “So we create contests like the $10,000 Lower Rate Challenge to give consumers the opportunity to compare their current coverage to Mercury’s. And once they do, they often find that switching Mercury can save them quite a bit of money, just like Mr. Johnson did.”

Mercury Insurance is also currently running a LA Dodgers promotion through June 15, called the “Pick Your Prize” sweepstakes (http://www.dodgers.com/mercury). Prizes include:

·         2012 season tickets

·         Luxury suite for 20 guests at a 2011 season home game

·         Four Dodgers Dugout Club seats and field passes for a 2011 season home game

·         Four baseline seats and field passes for a 2011 season home game

Additionally, Dodgers fans will receive a special ticket offer once they complete their sweepstakes registration that will provide them with two free tickets to a 2011 home game.

ABOUT MERCURY INSURANCE (www.mercuryinsurance.com)

Mercury Insurance (MCY) is a multiple-line insurance organization predominantly offering personal automobile and homeowners insurance through a network of independent agents and brokers in California, Florida, New Jersey, Texas, Arizona, New York, Georgia, Oklahoma, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, Virginia and Pennsylvania.  Since 1962, Mercury has specialized in offering quality insurance at affordable prices – core values that distinguish Mercury in the marketplace.

For further information: Jeff Green of PCGCampbell, +1-424-903-3661, jgreen@pcgcampbell.com

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