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From Rock the Vote

ROCK THE VOTE CELEBRATES YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN 2014 MIDTERM ELECTION
Rock the Vote worked with a significant number of partners to register 700K voters through online voter registration technology; fight back against restrictive voting laws; and spearhead a national youth mobilization effort that saw young people make up a bigger share of the electorate than in 2010.

***Rock the Vote President Ashley Spillane is available for interviews and appearances***

Washington, DC - 11/05/14

ROCK THE VOTE MOUNTS LARGEST YOUTH MOBILIZATION IN THE COUNTRY FOR 2014 MIDTERM ELECTIONS
2014 campaign achievements include registering 700K new voters; strategic partnerships with Facebook, Google, Spotify & more & releasing the only viral PSA of the midterm elections, garnering 10+ million views.
Washington, DC - 11/04/14

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: RAPPER AND DJ LIL JON VOTES IN 2014 MIDTERM ELECTIONS IN GEORGIA AFTER NOT RECEIVING ABSENTEE BALLOT
Rapper and Producer Lil Jon flies cross-country to vote in home-state after he did not receive absentee ballot from Georgia election officials after numerous attempts
Washington, DC - 11/04/14

ROCK THE VOTE ROLLS OUT CELEBRITY STUDDED “TURN OUT FOR WHAT” PSA FOR 2014 MIDTERMS
Musicians, comedians, reality stars, and actors from GIRLS, Glee, Orange Is the New Black all co-star
Washington, DC - 10/07/14

ROCK THE VOTE DEBUTS “CARE LIKE CRAZY” PSA FOR ASIAN-AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER AUDIENCE
Rock the Vote, the largest non-profit and non-partisan organization in the United States building the political power of young people, today unveiled a new PSA to activate this influential and dense demographic, which is 18 million strong and the fastest-growing racial group in the country, ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.
Washington, DC - 10/06/14

Rock the Vote Hosts Voter Registration Booth at the Global Citizen Festival Action Summit
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 25th, 2014) – Rock the Vote, the largest non-profit and non-partisan organization in the United States building the political power of young people, is hitting the streets of New York City to register Millennials and first-time voters at the Global Citizen Festival Action Summit.
Washington, DC - 09/25/14

VIDEO: Kendall Jenner Registers to Vote for the First Time with Rock the Vote
In Celebration of National Voter Registration Day, model Kendall Jenner Registers to Vote using her smartphone, posts video PSA

Voters can now use Rock the Vote’s tool to register on their smartphones in under five minutes

Washington, DC - 09/23/14

ROCK THE VOTE CELEBRATES NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY WITH CELEBRITY ACTIVATION AND VOTER REGISTRATION RALLY
Rock the Vote serves as the official online voter registration tool of National Voter Registration Day to galvanize Millennials to register to vote online
Washington, DC - 09/23/14

ROCK THE VOTE ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIPS IN MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY, AND MUSIC
This roster of organizations will help to power Rock the Vote’s 2014 midterm election campaign.
Washington, DC - 09/18/14

ROCK THE VOTE LAUNCHES NEWLY FORMED COALITION TO PROTECT VOTING RIGHTS
In wake of North Carolina court decision to allow restrictive voting laws to remain in effect, Rock the Vote launches new coalition dedicated to protecting voting rights

ProtectVoting coalition includes over 50 organizations including Advancement Project, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, GLAAD and the Latino Victory Fund

Releases new video featuring musicians Bleachers, Spoon, Chromeo, Cardinox, The Head and the Heart and Ryan Cabrera advocating to protect voting.

**Rock the Vote President Ashley Spillane is available for media appearances and interviews**

Washington, DC - 08/11/14

STATEMENT FROM ROCK THE VOTE PRESIDENT ASHLEY SPILLANE ON COURT’S DECISION TO UPHOLD NORTH CAROLINA VOTER ID LAWS
**Spillane is available for phone, radio and television interviews**
Washington, DC - 08/08/14

ROCK THE VOTE ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL REGISTRATION TOOL FOR NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY
Partners with over 1,000 participating organizations including Tumblr, Pew Elections, Voto Latino and The National Association of Secretaries of State for national voting registration holiday on September 23rd
Washington, DC - 08/07/14

STATEMENT FROM ROCK THE VOTE ON COURT DECISION TO UPHOLD WISCONSIN VOTER ID LAWS
"Rock the Vote is troubled by the decision issued this morning by the Wisconsin Supreme Court to uphold the state’s photo voter ID laws."
Washington, DC - 07/31/14

STATEMENT FROM ROCK THE VOTE PRESIDENT ASHLEY SPILLANE ON NORTH CAROLINA VOTING RIGHTS HEARING
Launches online petition to “Rock The Vote, Don’t Block The Vote”
Washington, DC - 07/09/14

ROCK THE VOTE KICKS OFF UNPRECEDENTED EFFORTS FOR 2014 MIDTERMS WITH FRESH LEADERSHIP TEAM
Launches new mobile friendly RockTheVote.com, Sets goal of registering over 1.5 million voters for the November Midterms and targeting Millennials, a population that has outpaced Baby Boomers

Rock The Vote will fuse pop culture, music, art and technology to engage young people in the political process

**New President Ashley Spillane is available for media appearances and interviews**

Washington, DC - 06/23/14


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