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Chula Vista Resident Wins Mercury Insurance Gas For A Year Giveaway

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (May 20, 2011) – Mercury Insurance, which has been providing California residents with home and auto policies since 1962, today announced Chula Vista’s John Turnbull is the winner of its Gas for a Year Giveaway Sweepstakes. To enter and win, Turnbull simply completed a free Mercury auto insurance quote at

“Road trip!” said Turnbull, “I can’t believe I won the Mercury Insurance Gas for a Year Sweepstakes. Free gas will come in handy with prices pushing $5 per gallon. Thanks Mercury!”

“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 Gas for a Year Giveaway to give consumers the opportunity to compare their current coverage to Mercury’s. And once they do, they often find that Mercury can save them quite a bit of money.”

Mercury Insurance is also currently running a promotion with the LA Dodgers through June 15, called the “Pick Your Prize” sweepstakes ( 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.


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,

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