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Gainesville Faith Leaders to Hold Get Out the Vote Blessing, Early Voting Launch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 19, 2018

 

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Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, (202)735-7123

Joey McKinnon, jmckinnon@faithinpubliclife.org, (843) 364-4403

Mackenzie Harris, mharris@faithinpubliclife.org, (610) 283-8879

 

Gainesville Faith Leaders to Hold Get Out the Vote Blessing, Early Voting Launch

 

Gainesville, FL --  On Monday, October 22nd at 11 a.m., faith leaders and community members will hold a Get Out the Vote blessing and early voting launch at the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections. Participants will bless postcards filled out by community members who have pledged to vote. The postcards will then be sent back to remind participants of their commitment. Immediately following the press conference, attendees will vote early at the nearby Supervisor of Elections office as an expression of being a “Faithful Voter.”

 

WHAT:
Get Out The Vote Card blessing


WHEN:
Monday, October 22nd at 11 a.m.

 

WHERE:
Roper Park
Corner of NE 2 St. & NE 5 St.
Gainesville, FL 32601
Across from First United Methodist

 

WHO:
Rev. Rick Johnson, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
Jazlyn Gallego, Vote Riders
Rev. Ron Rawls, community activist
Rev. Michael Raburn, Gainesville Vineyard Church

 

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