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MEDIA ALERT Contact: (XX League contact)
www.VOTE411.org <contact’s email and phone>
HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF VOTERS IN <YOUR STATE> REMAIN UNREGISTERED AS DEADLINE LOOMS
Registration Information Available at www.VOTE411.org
<your city and state> – With our state’s voter registration deadline less than <a xxxx> away, hundreds of thousands of eligible voters in <your state> remain unregistered to vote or still need to update their registration information to reflect recent moves or name changes, reports the League of Women Voters of <your League>.
Voter registration information for <your state>, as well as a national bilingual online voter registration tool, is easy to access at www.VOTE411.org. Please share this important information so that your <readers/listeners/viewers> know how to check their registration status or update their information if needed.
League of Women Voters volunteers are registering tens of thousands of new voters in local communities nationwide, focusing on seeking out potential new voters at schools, bus stops, grocery stores, baseball games, community centers, and more. Last Tuesday, September 25, approximately 250 local League chapters joined more than a thousand national, regional, and local organizations in participating in National Voter Registration Day (NVRD). This single day of coordinated field, technology and media efforts aimed to create widespread awareness of voter registration opportunities and upcoming deadlines. Altogether, NVRD’s nationwide network of partners successfully helped nearly 300,000 Americans, and counting, register to vote.
The League remains committed to reaching and registering more voters in the time that remains. Contact <your state contact person phone and website> for more information.
WHAT: Nonpartisan effort to reach remaining unregistered voters before <your state> deadline
WHEN: Deadline to register in <your state> is <actual deadline date>
HOW: Promote www.VOTE411.org or contact the League for additional details
WHY: All Americans have an equal say on Election Day, but only if they are registered to vote.
The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan organization, encourages the informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. For additional information on current programs, please visit our website at www.lwv.org. “Like” VOTE411 on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/#!/vote411 or follow us on Twitter: @VOTE411.