Get the Word Out

A successful campaign for automatic voter registration educates and engages people in your community. Use:

Social Media: Check out these examples from the Bus Project, which organized for Oregon’s New Motor Voter program. The Bus Project:

Remember to take pictures, and share them with us on twitter or facebook!

Op-Eds: Send opinion pieces or updates like the ones below to newspapers.

Press Releases: Press releases are another useful way to work with local media to educate people in your state. For example:

  • The Brennan Center for Justice issued this press release when Vermont’s Governor Peter Shumlin (D) signed automatic voter registration into law.
  • California’s Secretary of State Alex Padilla issued this press release when California’s legislature passed automatic voter registration.

Check out our templates for press releases, op-eds, sample tweets, and sample graphics to start getting the word out in your state!