Details of 2016 Voter Registration and Mobilization Efforts

There are numerous efforts to register and mobilize voters, many targeting specific constituencies.

updated Nov. 2, 2016  suggestions welcome

A sampling of press releases gives a sense of the many efforts to register and mobilize voters:

Hip Hop Caucus
Aug. 10, 2016 - Actress, Singer And Talk Show Host Keke Palmer Announced As Spokesperson For Respect My Vote! Campaign
Mar. 22, 2016 - Hip Hop Caucus Launches Respect My Vote! Non-Partisan Campaign to Mobilize Young Voters in the 2016 General Election

Mi Familia Vota
Sept. 27, 2016 -
Twenty-Five City Mayors and Elected Officials Declare Latino Voter Registration Month
June 21, 2016
- Mi Familia Vota Partners with All Star Boxing to Mobilize Latino Voters to Participate in November Elections
April 14, 2016 - Mi Familia Vota and Liberman Broadcasting Announce Partnership to Engage Latino Voters in the 2016 Election

My Faith Votes
Oct. 3, 2016 -
My Faith Votes Launches National TV and Radio Campaign to Mobilize the Christian Votes in the 2016 Election, Saturating Chrisitian Media
Mar. 4, 2016
- "My Faith Votes" Welcomes Dr. Ben Carson as National Chairman

National Council of La Raza
Oct. 3, 2016 -
‘We Will Be Heard Loud and Clear on November 8!’
Sept. 27, 2016 -
NCLR Voter Registration Efforts Ramp Up as Nation Commemorates National Voter Registration Day
Aug. 24, 2016 -
NCLR Latino Vote Fellows Helping to Register Eligible Hispanic Voters in Multi-State Push to Increase Electorate
April 7, 2016
- NCLR Ramps Up Latino Vote 2016 Campaign in the Sunshine State
Feb. 17, 2016 - NCLR: National Latino Organizations Launch "Our Vote, Our Future"

Rock the Vote
July 19, 2016 - Rock the Vote Announces #TruthToPower Campaign to Boost Participation of Millennial Voters in 2016 General Election
June 30, 2016 -
Rock the Vote Announces New Leadership for 2016 General Election Campaign to Engage Millennials

Nov. 2, 2016 - The Time Is Now: Univision Calls on Registered Voters to “Vote For Your America”
Feb. 22, 2016 -
Univision Launches Groundbreaking Voter Engagement Campaign: Vote For Your America

Voto Latino
Nov. 1, 2016 - Voto Latino Launches Innovated 'My Ride to Vote' Crowdfunding Campaign to Bring Free Lyft Rides to Underrepresented Voters
Oct. 4, 2016 -
Voto Latino Hits 100K Voter Registrations in Election Cycle
Sept. 15, 2016 -
Mi Familia Vota, Voto Latino, iAmerica and more than 400 Partners Launch Voter Registration Initiative to Build Latino Political Power
Aug. 31, 2016 -
Ahead of Hispanic Heritage Month of Action, Voto Latino Launches Ten College Chapters
June 30, 2016 - Voto Latino Launches Brave, a Challenge to our Community
Mar. 16, 2016
- Vote  Latino Launches VoterPal
Mar. 15, 2016 - MiTú and Voto Latino Partner to Ignite the Latino Millennial Vote

Rides to the Polls

Nov. 1, 2016 -
LULAC Helps to Ensure Latinos Vote on Election Day

Oct. 20, 2016 - Wale, Vic Mensa, Ani DiFranco, Talib Kweli, Justine Skye, Madame Gandhi confirmed to take the stage at Global Citizen voter campaign events in Las Vegas, NV, Columbus, OH and Orlando, FL.

Oct. 18, 2016 - Public Interest Legal Foundation: PILF Files FEC Complaint on Voter Registration Coordination

Sept. 27, 2016 - Voter Participation Center: VPC announces registration of over 800,000 people in 2016 election cycle on National Voter Registration Day

Sept. 26, 2016 - Frito-Lay North America: Doritos Rocks Election Season To Empower Young Voters

Sept. 22, 2016 - USA TODAY NETWORK Launches ‘Voting Because’ to Empower Voters

Aug. 4, 2016 - PICO National Network: TOGETHER WE VOTE Launch! Major Religious Organizations Announce Multi-Faith, Multi-Racial Voter Education and Turnout Program Focused on Racial Justice

July 1, 2016 - Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Full Gospel Unites: Get Out to Vote (GOTV)

June 23, 2016 - AAPD Announces REV UP Campaign - Making the DISABILITY VOTE Count

June 23, 2016 - LWVUS: League Initiates Making Democracy Work® Campaign for 2016 Elections

June 1, 2016 - Antonio Villaraigosa Launches 'Building Bridges, Not Walls' Committee

May 19, 2016 - AAPCHO Launches Voter Engagement Campaign in Asian and Pacific Islander Languages

Mar. 23, 2016 - Democracy Works, Inc.: The TurboVote Challenge Launches, Aims for 80 Percent Voter Turnout

National Voter Resgistration Day started in 2012. 
For 2016 over 4,000 organizations, companies,
election administrators, actors, athletes, musicians,
and civic leaders helped in the effort, registering
over 500,000 voters.