Tag Archives: GOTV

“Dónde Votar” Tops Google’s Trending Search Terms

The Hill reports: Google’s top trending search term in the U.S. on the morning of Election Day was the Spanish translation of “where to vote,” which could suggest a number of Hispanic-Americans were looking to get out the vote in Tuesday’s midterm elections. The company’s GoogleTrends Twitter account wrote Tuesday morning that “Dónde votar” had surged to the top of …

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Barbra Streisand Robocalls For LGBTQ Rights [AUDIO]

Via press release from GLAAD: Global icon Barbra Streisand just released a message for LGBTQ people and allies to vote tomorrow, November 6, during the midterm election. The pre-recorded call from Streisand is being made to GLAAD members and supporters across the nation. “Hi, this is Barbra Streisand. Tuesday is a critical election for LGBTQ people and all marginalized communities. …

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Gay Porn Stars Urge You To Get Out And Vote [VIDEO]

Adult film star Bruce Beckham has rounded up some fellow gay porn pals for a “get out the vote” clip featuring Austin Wolfe, Chi Chi LaRue, Marc MacNamara, Alex Mecum, Adam Ramzi, Jason Vario, and others. Beckham recently starred in Titan Media’s Cauke For Free, which was the sequel to Cauke For President, in which JMG makes an appearance. So …

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Robert De Niro: Your Vote Is More Powerful Than Bombs

The Wrap reports: Actor Robert De Niro is urging people to vote after becoming one of the many targets of this week’s mail-bomb threats against notable Democrats and critics of President Trump. “I thank God no one’s been hurt, and I thank the brave and resourceful security and law enforcement people for protecting us,” the Oscar winner said in a …

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Fox News: Early Voting Turnout Points To Blue Wave

Just out from Fox News: Early voting numbers show a dramatic increase in voter engagement in this year’s midterm elections compared with 2014 totals, and preliminary turnout results in some states are sending Republicans renewed warnings of a so-called “blue wave” just weeks before Election Day. More than 4.3 million Americans have already voted, and results posted over the weekend …

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49% Of College Students Say They’ll “Definitely” Vote

Axios reports: Nearly half of college students say they’ll “definitely” vote this year, according to a survey by College Reaction, a group that measures public opinion among college students. If true, that kind of turnout could help Democrats, since Republican students are more lukewarm about whether they’ll vote. But in reality, young voters aren’t exactly known for rushing to the …

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Sing Out, Louise: LGBTQ Resisters Say Vote! [VIDEO]

This is great! Via press release: Sing Out, Louise! an LGBTQ+ singing collective made up of activists from Gays Against Guns, the Women’s March, Rise and Resist, and Moms Demand Action, is pleased to release its first music video, Vote, in the run-up to the fall midterm elections. Instead of Hollywood stars, Sing Out, Louise! raps about its favorite progressive …

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Taylor Swift Doubles Down At Awards Show [VIDEO]

Deadline Hollywood reports: Taylor Swift made history last night at the American Music Awards, earning the most AMA wins ever by a female artist — but she also did something she has never done before: talk about politics during an awards acceptance speech. When Swift won for Artist of the Year during the ceremony she took the opportunity to use …

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Record 800,000 Registered On Voter Registration Day

TIME Magazine reports: A record number of people registered to vote in the midterm elections on National Voter Registration Day last week, surpassing the previous record set during the 2016 presidential campaign. More than 800,000 people registered to vote this year as part of National Voter Registration Day, which fell on Sept. 25. The corresponding campaign had aimed to register …

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus: Don’t Just Vote, Volunteer [VIDEO]

People Magazine reports: Julia Louis-Dreyfus has a message for American citizens ahead of the upcoming midterm election: Don’t just vote — volunteer. PEOPLE can exclusively announce that the actress, who has long been an outspoken Democrat, has partnered with registered Federal PAC Local Majority to put together a PSA — directed by her husband Brad Hall — aimed at getting …

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Trump Policies Spur Big Money Latino Voter Campaign

NBC News reports: President Trump’s policy that has resulted in the separation of parents and children along the southern border may have accomplished something Latino activist groups haven’t before: Prompting a long-term voter registration drive uniting progressive and traditional Democratic groups. On Thursday, a new coalition led by the nonprofit advocacy group Voto Latino will launch a three-year, multi-million dollar …

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Dems React To JacketGate With “We Care” Shirt

The Hill reports: The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is capitalizing on the controversy over first lady Melania Trump’s jacket choice during a visit to a Texas migrant detention facility this week. A shirt for sale in the DNC’s online store mocks the “I really don’t care, do u?” emblazoned on the back of Trump’s jacket, which she wore while boarding …

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HOUSTON: Taco Trucks Register New Voters

Houston’s ABC affiliate reports: Several businesses, including design firm Rigsby Hull and Latino activist group Mi Familia Vota, teamed up to make it easy for people to grab a taco while registering. #GuacTheVote and #TacoTruckOnEveryCorner were already trending around the country, after founder of the group “Latinos for Trump” made a public comment about Latino culture that offended a lot …

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Celebs Promise That Mark Ruffalo Will “Get His Dick Out” In His Next Movie If You Vote For Hillary [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Vote for Hillary Clinton and you’ll get to see Mark Ruffalo’s private parts. Hollywood’s biggest names — Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle, among others — made a promise that Ruffalo will appear nude in his next film if you promise to hit the voting booths on Election Day. The one rule on …

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