Oct 22: Deadline for AL, CA*, SD and WY**
LOS ANGELES, CA– Monday, October 22nd 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 on Monday, October 22: Alabama, California*, South Dakota, and Wyoming**.
*Can still register at an election office from Oct. 23-Nov. 6 and vote with a provisional ballot
**Deadline to register by mail (online not available). Registration still available on Election Day.
Yesterday, When We All Vote unveiled a new homepage tailored to help voters prepare to cast their ballot on Election Day. Now all eligible voters can create a game plan to vote by visiting whenweallvote.org. The new tools will allow voters to find their polling locations, inform them of their options to vote early or by mail, shows them who will be on their ballots and helps them research candidates before heading to the polls.
When We All Vote also released a new PSA featuring Michelle Obama urging Americans to vote and to vote early. Created from her Week of Action Rally in Miami with over 6,400 eligible voters, Mrs. Obama reminds voters that “Voting is the only way to ensure that your concerns matter.” The new PSA will run on digital platforms.
EARLY VOTE PSA:
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 here.
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.