02 Nov ***MEDIA AVAILABILITY*** November 3, 2020 8:00AM – 10:00PM Battle Born Progress Available for Nevada Election Day Commentary and Analysis on Progressive Issues
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: November 2, 2020
CONTACT: Will Pregman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 702.752.0656
LAS VEGAS, NV – Battle Born Progress staff will be available to provide commentary or opinion throughout Election Day, November 3rd. Comments can be provided in either English or Spanish and via phone/Zoom/Skype or in-person interview. Select interviews with staff in the field at vote centers may be arranged as well per request.
Battle Born Progress works to engage and mobilize Nevadans on issues including: gun violence prevention, protecting public lands, clean energy, federal judicial nominations, healthcare and prescription drug costs, abortion rights, economic justice, public education funding, and voting rights. Staff will be prepared to discuss the aforementioned topics in the context of the 2020 Election, as well as information about how and where to vote, and connect the press to other relevant grassroots, labor, or advocacy organizations if needed. Battle Born Progress is part of the national ProgressNow network, which is operating in key battleground states heading into Election Day.
To request and schedule an interview, please contact Will Pregman at 702.752.0656 or email@example.com.
WHAT: Media availability
WHO: BBP staff, spokespeople, and partner organizations
WHEN: November 3, 2020
8:00AM – 10:00PM
WHERE: Virtually via Zoom, In-person (Location given upon confirmed RSVP), Radio Remotes at various Clark County vote centers (See below)
About Battle Born Progress’ Election Day Activities:
Battle Born Progress staff will be facilitating Radio Remotes with local radio stations and DJ’s live from vote centers spread across Clark County. Individual interviews with participating staff at vote centers available (locations given only upon RSVP). The lineup includes:
- KCEP 88.1 from 1-3pm
- La Campesina from 1-3pm
- La Buena from 4-7pm
Battle Born Progress will also be going Live on its Facebook page for short segments of Out In Front with Annette, starting at 12:00PM, and continuing at the top of every hour until 5:00PM. At 6:00PM, Battle Born Progress will resume it’s livestream to discuss the status of wait times at vote centers and provide reactions to early results, both Nationally, and in Nevada.
About Battle Born Progress’ Resources for Voters:
VoteSmartNV.org displays the candidates for each office on the 2020 ballot, with their unedited answers, or lack thereof, to survey questions about key issues affecting Nevadans. This nonpartisan voter guide is now also available in Spanish, Tagalog, Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese, to make voting information accessible to Nevadans of whom English is not their first language.
In addition, NevadaBallotGuide.com provides our recommendations for each of the five 2020 Ballot Questions. Battle Born Progress supports a straight-’yes’ on all five.
About the Election Protection Hotline:
The Let Nevadans Vote coalition, made up of the ACLU of NV, Silver State Voices, and Battle Born Progress, have once again launched the Election Protection Hotline, a multilingual phone service to assist voters with challenges they may encounter at the polls.
The Hotline exists in numerous languages to make sure no Nevadans’ voice is uncounted:
- 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683) in English
- 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (1-888-839-8682 en Español)
- 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683 AAPI multilingual assistance)
- 1-844-YALLA-US (1-844-925-5287 Arabic)
Notes: Spokespeople in Spanish or English are available.