Press Releases


From Rock the Vote

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

POLL: Millennials Could Decide 2014 Elections… If They Vote
New Poll Looks at Millennials, Where They Stand, Why They Vote, and Why They Won’t If Progressives Don’t Get Busy
Washington, DC - 05/16/14

Rock the Vote Unveils Game-­‐Changing Online Voter Registration Tools, White Paper
Presidential Commission on Election Administration Recommends Rock the Vote’s “Connected Online Voter Registration” Approach, Tools to States
Washington, DC - 01/22/14

Rock the Vote Statement On The Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014
Washington, DC - 01/16/14

Rock The Vote Statement: Virginia Election Results
"Today, young voters showed up and made their voice heard: they will have a say in Virginia’s future."
Washington, DC - 11/05/13

Statement by Amanda Brown, Political Director, on Montravias King's Appeal to the State Board of Elections
Washington, DC - 09/03/13

Rock the Vote Statement on President Obama’s Plan for College Affordability
Washington, DC - 08/22/13

STATEMENT: Generation Progress, Rock the Vote, and United States Student Association on President Obama’s Signing of Bipartisan Student Loan Deal
Washington, DC - 08/09/13

STATEMENT: Generation Progress Director Anne Johnson and President of Rock the Vote, Heather Smith, on Passage of Bipartisan Student Loan Deal by Senate
Washington, DC - 07/24/13

Rock the Vote Statement on Senate Student Loan Deal
Washington, DC - 07/19/13


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