100,000 register to vote in 24 hours as part of YouTuber’s Tesla giveaway
More than 100,000 people registered to vote in 24 hours following a Tesla giveaway by Youtube star David Dobrik.
Dobrik partnered with the organization HeadCount to give away five Tesla vehicles to those who sign up through a link shared to his 5.5 million Twitter followers. HeadCount’s website lets you know if you are registered to vote and makes it easier to register if you aren’t already.
In 24 hours, over 100,000 Americans have registered to vote through our Tesla giveaway led by YouTube creator @DavidDobrik. It’s extra inspiring to know that David is a “Dreamer” (DACA recipient) who can’t vote in the U.S, but has used his platform to help others. #GoodToVote pic.twitter.com/1g9OXiYtlY
— HeadCount (@HeadCountOrg) October 1, 2020
— DAVID DOBRIK (@DavidDobrik) September 29, 2020
The Youtube star is a Slovak immigrant and a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As a noncitizen, he is not eligible to vote in the upcoming presidential election, which could wind up determining the fate of the DACA program.
Dobrik’s voter registration push comes nearly a month away from Election Day.
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