2018 Mid-Term Elections

                                         BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT

                                          BIG Members Get Involved

                             YOUR VOTES MATTER

                                                                     Register and Vote


                                  Ms M obama

                                      Click Watch First Lady Michelle Obama Video


Former First Lady Michelle Obama wants people to get out to vote in the 2018 midterm elections and she's teamed up with celebrities to make it happen.

The When We All Vote initiative launched on Thursday to help register voters before this year's elections and to bring "together citizens, institutions, and organizations to spark a conversation about our rights and responsibilities in shaping our democracy," according to its website.

Obama, who serves as co-chair for the organization alongside Tom Hanks, Janelle Monáe, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chris Paul, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, who all appear in the organization's launch video, talks about the importance of voting.

"It's time. Our nation requires it. Our democracy, in the country we love, requires our attention, voice and participation," Obama says in the video. "When we all vote, we determine our future.

Click This Link For The "When We All Vote" Website To Register To Vote


              

                              Download Votes Matter Booklet                                                       

                                          Download Legislative Committee Voting Information

                                       Register & Vote State Information

Find everything you need to vote in your state election centers by clicking on your below state name

 


                           _______________________________________________________________________________

BIG Logo 1

 Blacks In Government® (BIG)

      Project BIG Vote Charter 

 Purpose:

Continually provide information and expertise to empower African American civil servants to: actively partner with local community and national resources (churches, sororities, fraternities, civic organizations, social clubs, civil rights organizations, labor unions, and homeless and veteran representatives), and other like-minded organizations; increase US citizens political education, awareness, voter registration and participation voting in local, state and federal elections.

Type of Program Area:

  •          Increased grass roots organizing.
  •        Educate people in the importance of voting.
  •        Energizing our youth, college students and young adult voters.
  •        Working with a variety of coalitions to address the issue of voting.
  •        Increase voter registration drives and voter education efforts.
  •        Inform voters on the relevant issues that affect government employees.
  •        Use media tools to help get the vote out.
  •        Results from and Benefits of participating in redistricting and reapportionment plans.
  •        Re-emphasize outreach agenda.
  •        Educating our seniors on absentee ballot casting.
  •        Observing poll importance and exit polling education agenda.
  •        Participate in pre-election education and phone banking opportunities.
  •        Assess the value of implementing a BIG voter hot-line.

Committee:

The committee will be comprised of volunteer representatives from various Regions.

Chairperson:

The Chair of this Special Committee (Honorable Toni Pearson) was appointed by the BIG National President and approved by the BIG National Executive Committee.

The Vice Chair will be selected by the committee members.

Duties and responsibilities of this committee are to successfully implement the aforementioned program areas.

                                                           Download BIG Vote Charter 

                                                       Speical Committee Chairperson                                                                      
                                                                Honorable Toni Pearson