We have a plan to dramatically increase voter turnout and save democracy … but we have to act fast

Jeff Goldblum has used the power of social media to get out the vote in 2020 while other celebrities have stayed silent
This Instagram post reached tens of millions of people and inspired thousands to register to vote

Every vote counts

Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election in large part due to fewer than 80,000 ballots cast in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Florida. And that’s not the first time a presidential election was decided by a small number of people. The 2000 election was famously decided by 537 votes in Florida. Going back even further into America’s history, the 1916 election hinged on 3,773 votes cast in California.

Donald Trump has appointed three new Supreme Court Justices during his presidency, including Brett Kavanaugh, who was accused of sexually assaulting multiple women

Influencers are helping turn out the vote early

Artists, athletes, and even big-name businesses have never been more vocal about the importance of voting. Former First Lady Michelle Obama launched an initiative called When We All Vote, encouraging schools, city officials, and ordinary people all across America to help get out the vote. Celebrities like Shaq, Oprah, Snoop Dogg, and Stephen Colbert have urged their followers on social media to register to vote and show up to the polls. And many tech companies from Airbnb to LiveNation and Spotify have used their platforms to participate in voter registration efforts.

Rapper Snoop Dogg has partnered with multiple organizations to help get out the vote in 2020

How you can help

Not every celebrity is using social media to encourage their followers to vote. Not every company is using its platform to participate in voter registration efforts. But every tweet, every Facebook post, and every Instagram story has the ability to drive a few more people to the polls. And yet, some people with the power to influence millions of others are staying silent about the one non-partisan issue that allows us the opportunity to determine our own fate: voting.

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