"The View" Wants YOU To Vote!
Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and every day this week we're spotlighting great initiatives to get you to get out there and make your voice heard!
In many states, the voter registration deadlines are quickly approaching. No matter your affiliation or opinion, now is the time to act so you're not left behind on November 8! For more information, visit: https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote.
Friday: #VoteIRL! It Only Takes 1 Minute 34 Seconds To Vote
YouTube is partnering with the hottest viral creators to help get young people to the polls. Famous personalities like Bethany Mota, Kingsley and Hank Green will be doing everything from their eyebrows to hosting their radio show to get their fans to register. YouTube will also be live streaming the presidential debates so viewers can make informed decisions come November!
On Snapchat, celeb partners will encourage users to register, which they can do in about 60 seconds! All you have to do is swipe up on ads to be taken to register.turbovote.org.
Thursday: BET 'Vote Your Voice' Truck, Rock The Vote Bus To Hit Cities Around The Country
The truck is helping to create an accessible and engaging way to make young African-American people aware of the voter registration deadlines in their cities and register to vote. Catch them in these cities for the remainder of the tour:
9/30 Pennsylvania, PA
10/01 Baltimore, MD
10/02 Chester, PA
10/02 Dover, DE
10/02 Philadelphia, PA
10/03 Newark, NJ
10/04 New York, NY
10/04 Harlem, NY
Speaking of buses, Rock The Vote is visiting key battleground states to help mobilize young voters. They're also hitting University of Denver, Iowa State University, University of Wisconsin, University of Illinois, and The Ohio State University. See the dates they'll be there here: rockthevote.com
Wednesday: Register To Vote in Seconds With TheSkimm
If you're one of those people who's always on the go and you're using a silly excuse not to vote (I.e. It takes too much time, I'm out of town, my vote doesn't count, etc.) — theSkimm has a easy, quick solution! They've helped to register more than 85,000 people on one simple webpage: theskimm.com/vote.
Tuesday: TRL - Total Registration Live!
First off, MTV is reviving TRL for one day as "Total Registration Live" (Get it?) to encourage millenials to register. The live special will include a performance from Ty Dolla $ign and appearances from Kendall Jenner, Joss Whedon, Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello, Vic Mensa and more. You don't want to miss it! For more information, visit: http://www.electthis.com/trl.