Washington, DC: Tomorrow, October 16th is the voter registration deadline for a number of states and When We All Vote is encouraging all eligible voters to check their status and get registered to vote in the midterm elections before it’s too late. The following states and territories have deadlines today: Kansas, Maine*, Maryland**, Minnesota*, New Jersey, Oregon, Washington D.C.* and West Virginia.
In September When We All Vote hosted a National Week of Action during which partners and volunteers hosted over 2,500 events in nearly every state. During our Week of Action over 200,000 people took action by hosting or attending an event, and volunteering to help register voters. Co-Chairs Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Chris Paul, Faith Hill, Janelle Monáe and more led flagship events in major cities from Atlanta to Las Vegas.
Watch a recap of the Week of Action:
*Registration available at the polls during early voting and on Election Day
**Registration available at the polls only during Early Voting
ABOUT When We All Vote:
When We All Vote—a new national, nonpartisan not-for-profit—brings together citizens, institutions, and organizations to spark a conversation about our rights and responsibilities in shaping our democracy. Namely, the responsibility of registering and voting. When We All Vote’s co-chairs are some of America’s most trusted voices, including Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Janelle Monáe, Chris Paul, Faith Hill, and Tim McGraw. Join the conversation by talking to friends, family, and neighbors about the importance of their voice and their vote. Because When We All Vote, we can change the world.