Rock the Vote, the nonprofit group focused on engaging young voters, is kicking off a joint effort with PromoJam, a Los Angeles-based social media promotions startup, with the goal of registering 1.5 million new voters for this fall’s presidential race - and challenging restrictions on voter registration. The mobile-focused campaign, which starts today, will enable anyone with a smartphone to fill out an entire voter registration form directly from their device.

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  • Rock the Vote and Video Game Voters Network Launch Midterm Registration Drive
    Ashley Spillane, the president of Rock the Vote, adds, “As states across the country are trying to make it more difficult for young people to vote ... Rock the Vote and the VGVN aims to register 1.5 million new voters, while also raising awareness ...
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  • Rock The Vote comes to UC campus to register voters
    The bus is traveling the country with a goal of registering 1.5 million voters this year. Over the last 20 years, Rock The Vote has helped to register 5 million voters through a campaign that has attracted support from music icons and Hollywood stars.
    10/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Rock the Vote Uses QR Code T-Shirts to Register 1.5 Million Voters
    Rock the Vote has a lofty goal this year: register 1.5 million new voters before Election ... and you automatically become a mobile hotspot for voter registration. There's a social element as well: voters are encouraged to tweet and post to Facebook ...
    06/14/2012 - 10:00 am | View Link
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  • Rock the Vote 2008
    to register and mobilize young voters to the polls this November. Rock the Vote, the leading organization for youth and politics, has announced plans for a three week road trip designed to fully maximize voter registration, education, and engagement efforts in key youth markets. Already it’s a historic year for Rock the Vote. More than 1.4 million people have registered to vote through www ...
    06/11/2018 - 9:42 am | View Website
  • AT&T Press Release Headlines & News from AT&T
    Rock the Vote plans to register 2 million people from the target demographic to vote in 2008, which would be the largest youth voter registration campaign in history by more than three times. In addition to registration, RTV will use new technologies like mobile to educate and engage these young voters.
    06/1/2018 - 1:28 pm | View Website
  • Rock the Vote Call's on Virginia's Young Voters to ...
    The voter registration deadline is just 4 days away for Virginia’s voters and Rock the Vote needs your help to mobile and register young voters across the state. Today’s young voters are the most diverse group of young adults in history – they’re civically engaged, passionate about issues, like health care and a clean energy […]
    05/30/2018 - 2:06 pm | View Website
  • Rock the Vote
    In 2008, Rock the Vote ran the largest non-partisan youth voter registration drive in the nation's history by getting 2.6 million young voters registered. In November 2012 and 2013 Rock the Vote experimented with Facebook ads to encourage voter turnout by telling people the number of days remaining until the election and which of their friends ...
    05/28/2018 - 5:44 pm | View Website
  • Press Releases on Rock the Vote and 2016 General Election ...
    July 19, 2016 Rock the Vote Announces #TruthToPower Campaign to Boost Participation of Millennial Voters in 2016 General Election Multi-State Engagement Campaign Including Key Partnerships Aims to Register 2 Million Young Voters by November, Help Drive Millennial Turnout
    05/19/2018 - 8:14 am | View Website
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