One of the beauties of America is our right to vote and freedom of speech… With all the madness going on, it’s as important as ever to utilize these rights and take a stand for what you believe in… The country you aspire to live in.
Enter HeadCount – they are a non-partisan group registering and educating voters at concerts + festivals.
Today marks one week until the midterm elections – It is also the last day to request an absentee ballot in 14 states, including California and New York.
Here are some of the get-out-the-vote tools available to you via HeadCount –
Entertainment Industry Voting Consultation – HeadCount invites any and all folks related to the entertainment industry to email MollieF@headcount.org for tailored help! They’ve been able to ensure that entire tours are able to vote while overseas. Mollie welcomes any and all questions, concerns, or issues.
HeadCount also has election election madlibs to plan your voting process in advance, as well as sharable social graphics listing out the last days to for absentee ballot requests, states with early voting, and the 14 states which accept on-site registration at the polls on election day.
Mollie, their director of artist relations, has “found that artists, crew, and industry folks are some of the first to skip out on civic participation because of our hectic lifestyles. This absolutely doesn’t have to be the case. I know it can be difficult to fit into a tour schedule, which is why we’re here to help.”