$10 in gift cards to register, $10 in gift cards to vote
We offer three options for gift cards. Metrocards for transportation, grocery gift Cards, and coffee shops. We also offer a random draw where some voters get even bigger prizes.
Prop 100 believes giveaways and savings can get people excited to vote.
Voter Turnout for New York city mayoral election in 2017
Votes in three states determined the last election result - Elections are close
in gift cards to register & another $10 to vote
Presidential Elections are close and over 1/3 of eligible voters don't vote
In addition, during midterm campaigns, over half of people don't vote. This misses a major opportunity for voters to have an impact on critical issues impacting our society.
People with incomes of under $50K are 20% less likely to vote than those making over $150K
We believe small incentives to get people to the polls and get their opinions heard .
100 Million eligible voters in the US did not vote in the 2016 presidential election
Prop 100 is currently a for profit company in the process of attaining 501-3c status.
"In reality, there is no such thing as not voting: you either vote by voting, or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard's vote."
David Foster Wallace
Non-Partisan Get Out the Vote Efforts
The time is now...
Non Partisan voting efforts have shown tremendous results. The time is now to continue the work of organizations like Rock the Vote to bring innovative approaches to voter turnout.
Rock the Vote
Rock the Vote was founded in 1990 by Virgin Records America Co-Chairman Jeff Ayeroff, to encourage young people to vote. It is geared toward increasing voter turnout among voters ages 18 to 24. It initiated an iconic partnership with MTV.
Another Nonpartisan Voting Effort We like
Uber, Lyft, and Zipcar teamed up with Super PAC My Ride to vote. This shows room for non-partisan efforts to make it easy to get people to the polls.