The Hillary for Michigan campaign is full speed ahead toward the Voter Registration Deadline
TOMORROW, Tuesday October 11th is the voter registration deadline in Michigan. And All across the state we are energizing volunteers and pulling out all the stops to register voters in Michigan.
This historic election is too important to sit on the sidelines, that’s why this past week so many people visited Michigan to help get the word out.
From President Bill Clinton to Gloria Steinem to Tyler Oakley, everyone knows just how important it is Hillary win big in Michigan.
Check out the highlights from the past week and don’t forget to register to vote before the Tuesday deadline. You can register at IWillVote.com
We kicked off the week with President Bill Clinton speaking in Saginaw and Flint, where he laid out the high stakes of November’s election for Michigan’s working families. Watch his speech in Flint:
The voter registration deadline in Michigan is October 11, and Senator Gary Peters isn’t wasting any time registering voters. We met up with Senator Peters on Wednesday; watch him take a break from his motorcycle ride to talk to voters:
Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African American woman in space, also came to town this week. She joined us at a woman-to-woman phone bank in Bloomfield and took time to talk to two special little ladies who aspire to big things:
And that was just the start! We need to make sure young people have the opportunity to vote and register for the first time. So Youtube star Tyler Oakley came to Wayne State University’s campus to register students and deliver a very important message:
Already registered to vote? Awesome! Make sure your friends are too: http://hrc.io/2d1toT4
Michigan continued to get a lot of attention this week — on Thursday, Senator Bernie Sanders made the rounds on university campuses; firing up voters and explaining Hillary’s plan to make college affordable:
This weekend was full of special guests as well: Tom Perez spoke in Lansing, the MEA Assembly, Macomb County, and Southwest Detroit. One of our favorite things he said: “The rising tide has to lift all boats, and not just the yachts.”
We were also honored to have the legendary Gloria Steinem join us on Saturday. She met with voters in Royal Oak and Ypsilanti, and told us “We have to stop paying attention to what we should do and begin doing everything we can.”
And Congresswoman Gwen Moore visited the state, connecting with voters, volunteers, and organizers in our final push to register voters!
But most importantly, our volunteers and organizers were extremely busy this weekend, making sure that every person who wants to vote in Michigan is registered by the October 11 deadline. Thank you all for your hard work!
Don’t miss the next time someone amazing comes to town! Text MI to 47246 to be the first to know what the campaign is working on next.