Not too late for Ontario voters to Make a #VoteDate and take a non-voter to vote or to Make the #VotePromise to help a non-voter vote

VoteParty.ca’s celebrity video ad has reached about 700,000 voters by showing in movie theatres across Ontario since May 26th

Come to the online #VoteParty tonight to post your reaction to election results

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

OTTAWA – Today, the VoteParty.ca and VotePromise.ca voter turnout initiatives of the Democracy Education Network are letting Ontario voters know that it’s not too late to join the #VoteParty by Making a #VoteDate with a non-voter to take them to vote or to by Making the #VotePromise to help a non-voter vote.

VoteParty.ca’s celebrity video urging voters to Make a #VoteDate with a non-voter has been seen by about 700,000 Ontarians before movies in 67 Cineplex theatres across Ontario since May 26th. The video features Rick Mercer, chart-topping band MAGIC!, Ashley Carlingbull (actress and Mrs. Universe), Michelle Morgan (from CBC’s “Heartland”) and Elena Juatco (from ABC’s “Open Heart”).

VoteParty.ca has also reached tens of thousands more Ontarians with the video, and other Make a #VoteDate videos and posts, on its Facebook page and Twitter account. VotePromise.ca has also reached tens of thousands of Ontarians with its Make the #VotePromise videos, including a video by TV and radio personality George Stroumboulopoulos on its Facebook page and Twitter account.

All Ontarians are also invited to post to Twitter #VoteParty tonight to share their reactions to the election results.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Duff Conacher, Co-founder of the Democracy Education Network
Cell: 416-546-3443
Email: info@voteparty.ca
Internet: http://VoteParty.ca and http://VotePromise.ca


Media Release 24/05/2018

NEWS RELEASE

Celebrities coming to VoteParty.ca to help young voters vote – video ad will be shown in movie theatres across Ontario May 26th-June 7th

Make a #VoteDate and take a non-voter to vote with you or

Make the #VotePromise to help a non-voter vote – and then #VoteParty on June 7th

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VoteParty Initiative reached more than 3.5 million people across Canada

Thank you so much to Cineplex Entertainment, Toronto Star, MUCH, Etalk and many celebrities and many others who provided important, generous help

Federal election voter turnout increased by 7.39%+ -- the largest change ever

28 election-night Vote Parties held in 7 provinces

Initiative continuing now for Northwest Territories, and Newfoundland and Labrador, elections, and for future elections until July 1, 2017

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You are invited to more than 25 election night vote parties across Canada – National online #VoteParty tonight!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Monday, October 19, 2015

OTTAWA – Today, the VoteParty.ca/VotePromise.ca initiative invited the public and media to come to any of the more than 25 election night vote parties in cities in 7 provinces at: http://www.voteparty.ca/vote_parties 

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You are invited to 20 election night vote parties across Canada -- National #VoteParty on October 19

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Friday, October 16, 2015

OTTAWA – Today, the VoteParty.ca/VotePromise.ca initiative invited the public and media to come to any of the 20 election night vote parties in 7 provinces at: http://www.voteparty.ca/vote_parties 

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CJAD News: Vote Party hopes to make election Monday, a Funday

Posted on 10/5/2015 5:15:00 AM by James Foster

A new website is hoping to help millennials exercise their right to vote in the next federal election.

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CTV News: Vote Party lets youths inspire each other to vote October 5, 2015

In recent years, young people have been notoriously hard to get out to voting stations. One website is giving more civic-minded young people a way to persuade their peers to vote.

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News Release: More celebrities coming to the VoteParty.ca to help young voters Make a #VoteDate for Oct.19

Today, VoteParty.ca released its second Canadian celebrity montage video calling on voters to Make a #VoteDate with a non-voter - all part of VoteParty.ca's campaign to increase the number of voters, especially young voters, who vote.

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National Observer: Celebs urge Canadians to vote as election day nears

VoteParty.ca launched a new nationwide drive on Oct. 2 to boost the number of young voters ahead of the Oct. 19 election

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CBC: Getting Young Voters Out

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