After your Vote Early Day celebration, send out a press release to let the media know about your success! This will boost your reputation in your community and remind anyone who wasn’t able to attend your event that they still have time to cast their ballot early.
For Immediate Release
Date: October 27, 2023
Contact: [Your Point of Contact]
[Position in Organization]
[Nonprofit] Celebrates Vote Early Day with [Most Press-Worthy Part of Your Event]
[Nonprofit] is proud to join a national movement to help ensure that [members of your community] can make their voices heard in the [insert local election here] election
CITY, STATE — Yesterday, [Nonprofit] hosted a [your event] to celebrate Vote Early Day. Through a [brief description of event], [# of attendees] were able to [cast their ballot/make a plan to vote/pledge to vote] in the [insert local election here] election.
SMITHVILLE, IL – Yesterday, Friends of the Voter organized a March to the Polls to celebrate Vote Early Day. The nonprofit’s leaders led a parade through downtown Smithville and up to the courthouse polling place, where 100 marchers and community members cast their ballot for the [insert local election here] election.
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“My kids and I had a great time marching in the parade” said Chris Voter, a Smithville resident. “And then Friends of the Voter brought us right to the polls, so it was super easy to go cast my ballot early!”
Vote Early Day is a holiday celebrated by thousands of partners across the nation to empower Americans to vote early and celebrate the act of casting a ballot. This is the [first/second/third/fourth] year that [Nonprofit] has participated in this annual celebration.
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“Friends of the Voter wanted to celebrate Vote Early Day because we know that things often come up on Election Day that get in the way of people casting their ballot,” said Sarah Smith, the Executive Director of Friends of the Voter. “By giving people a fun reason to vote early, we’re making sure that everyone has the opportunity to make their voices heard!”
[Nonprofit] reminds those who have not yet cast their ballot in the [insert election here] election that there are still opportunities to do so before Election Day. Learn more at voteearlyday.org.
[brief paragraph about your organization and your mission]
About Vote Early Day
Vote Early Day is a nonpartisan movement of media companies, businesses, nonprofits, election administrators, and creatives working to ensure all Americans have the tools to cast their ballot early. Created in 2020, Vote Early Day has brought thousands of national and local partners together in celebration and activation to increase the number of people voting early. This collaborative, open-source model—similar to Giving Tuesday and National Voter Registration Day—ensures that millions more Americans take advantage of their options to vote early.