“Michelle Obama is ramping up her efforts to get Americans to the polls. On Thursday, When We All Vote, the non-partisan organization she co-chairs, released an emotional new ad that addresses all the excuses people make for not voting.
“Why should I vote? Nothing ever changes. The system is rigged,” the one-minute ad begins.
“Whether you’re trying to get dinner on the table after working a double shift, dropping baby off with Grandma, or studying for exams voting can feel like the furthest thing from your mind. You might even feel like it’s just not worth it,” Michelle Obama continues. “But that’s exactly what some people want you to think. The truth is, when we stay home, things stay the same or they get worse.”
The ad encourages citizens to register for and vote in the 2018 Midterm elections on Nov. 6. It will run digitally and on radio stations around the country.
“When we all vote, we get new ideas and new energy,” Mrs. Obama says in the ad. ‘We get leaders who share our values and listen to our voices. That’s how we change America.’”