iHeartMedia launched its 2020 Why i vote campaign to encourage participation in the US electoral process. This year, in addition to the 2020 presidential election, Americans will vote for 35 seats in the Senate as well as 435 seats in the House of Representatives.
Starting Monday, August 10 and until Election Day on November 3, iHeartMedia will broadcast campaign spots on more than 850 of its radio stations, where artists and listeners will answer the question “Why am I voting?” Participating artists include Billie Eilish, Dan & Shay, Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons, DJ Khaled, Fall Out Boy, Adam Lambert, Ashley McBryde, Finneas, French Montana, Diplo and more. Listeners can text “VOTE” to 26797 to learn more about local election procedures, updates, registration deadlines and more.
“With voter turnout expected to reach record high on Election Day, ‘Why I Vote’ presents a rare opportunity for people of all backgrounds and creeds to have their voices heard by millions of their fellow Americans before voting in November , ”said iHeartMedia president of entertainment companies, John Sykes.
Additionally, iHeartMedia will feature the Why I’m Voting podcast on Monday, featuring more celebrity stories like John Legend, Chelsea Handler, Will Ferrell, Jewel, Melissa Etheridge, Pitbull and more.