Young people changed the course of our nation in the 2008 elections, when youth voter turnout was historically high. Campus Progress knows young people will help shape the 2012 elections in the same way and is committed to giving them a voice. As we approach the 2012 Presidential Election, we want to ensure that young Americans’ voices are heard.
We’re asking young people across the country to submit videos completing the statement “I’m voting for ___________.” We want to amplify your voice on the issues that matter to you.
Record a video
Whether you do-it-yourself using a webcam or cell phone, or have a friend help you out, grab a camera and capture a video of yourself completing the statement “I’m voting for ___________.” Remember: it’s not who you’re voting for, it’s what issues drive you to the polls. Each video should be roughly 30-60 seconds.
Upload your video to your own YouTube account, being sure to tag the video with #ImVotingFor and #vote4progress.
Submit a video using the ‘submit’ tab. Enter your information, including the URL to your video on YouTube. We’ll go through the videos and upload them to imvotingfor.org! If you run into troubles, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Connect + Share
Follow us on right here on Tumblr and on Twitter (@imvotingfor) and reblog/RT your videos and more. Don’t forget to use the hashtags #ImVotingFor and #vote4progress! Share your videos online with your friends and family, and encourage them record their own.
Most importantly, register to vote! We’ve got an easy tool from Rock The Vote set up right here on imvotingfor.org – where we also connect you to a ton of voter resources as well as plenty of other reasons why young people are voting in this year’s election.
So…what are you voting for?
Pushback.org and I’m Voting For are part of a 501(c)4 non-profit nonpartisan organization that is limited by tax and election law restrictions. As such, we have created imvotingfor.org as a forum to discuss the issues we care about, not to support or oppose a candidate.