What They’re Saying: In New Ad, President Obama Urges Americans To Vote Early
October 15, 2020
President Obama: “I’m asking you to bring this thing home. Leave no doubt. Vote early.”
Today the Democratic National Committee released a new ad featuring former President Barack Obama, “The 2020 Election Is Already Here,” which is reaching voters across 12 key battleground states.
Here’s what they’re saying about the spot across the country:
ABC News: President Obama’s message to voters in new DNC ad: ‘It’s going to be close.’ “‘The 2020 election isn’t a few weeks away; it’s already here. Millions of Americans are already voting; make sure you stand up and join them,’ Obama says in the ad. ‘It’s going to be close. It could come down to a handful of voters just like you. So I’m asking you to bring this thing home. Leave no doubt. Vote early.’”
BET: Obama Tells Everyone Not Only To Vote, But Vote Early In New Video. “With the presidential election less than three weeks away and millions already standing hours in line, former president Barack Obama is taking part in a new ad encouraging everyone to cast their votes as early as possible … Earlier this week, the Democratic National Committee began to run state specific ads focusing on voter education also featuring former President Obama. In those videos, he asks voters to visit IWillVote.com, for more information about being able to cast their ballot.”
CBS News: Obama tells voters “it’s going to be close” in new ad urging Americans to vote early. “Election Day is just 19 days away, and former President Barack Obama is urging voters to cast their ballots, and early. In a new ad for the DNC, Mr. Obama tells Americans the 2020 election isn’t a few weeks away, ‘it’s already here.’”
The Hill: Obama urges Americans to vote early in ad: “It’s going to be close.” “Former President Obama in an ad released this week by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) urged voters to cast their ballots early ahead of next month’s general election, adding that the results are ‘going to be close.’”
Florida Politics: Democrats enlist Barack Obama in new ‘vote early’ ad. “Former President Barack Obama is appearing in a new digital ad launched by the Democratic National Committee in Florida and other swing states urging people to vote early … The ad targets to voters in Florida, Arizona, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin, through digital platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Hulu, and YouTube.”
Earlier this week, the DNC released state-specific voter education videos featuring President Obama, who encourages Americans to visit IWillVote.com to learn about their different options to cast their ballot and make their plan to vote. Check out more here.