#OurVoteCounts: You Can Determine the Outcome of the Election
Today is National Voter Registration Day and whether you're a political devotee or not, your voice matters and could determine the outcome of Election 2016.
And, according to Vogue, "in the 2012 election, only 64 percent of eligible women exercised their right to vote" and less than half of "eligible female young millennial voters cast a ballot."
With two very different presidential candidates to choose from, your voice may be "more important than ever" in this critical decision.
Today, MAKERS joins the #OurVoteCounts initiative with Rock the Vote, along with more than fifty other media brands for women in order to change the outcome of female voters at the polls on November 8, 2016.
But the #OurVoteCounts movement is certainly not the only one encouraging everyone to get out and cast their ballots. Click through the gallery above to see some of the other movements encouraging citizens to carry out their civic responsibilities, some of which even make it easier to do so.
So, ladies, it's up to you. But don't stress! Still need to register to vote? Do it online and take the pledge to guarantee you will rock the vote.
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"TRL" Total Registration Live Reboot Tonight at 6pm EST, MTV will broadcast a remake of its throwback show "TRL," but this time with a twist: Total Registration Live. Photo Gallery: Scott Gries/Getty Images
Snapchat Voting Registration Yes, we are serious. Snapchat has partnered with TurboVote until October 7 to make it easy for users to register to vote. In fact, TIME reports it takes less than one minute. Photo Credit: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images
Ben & Jerry's Democracy In Your Hands Ben & Jerry's believes "Democracy only works when it works for Everyone" and in an effort to spread the word, they've introduced a new flavor: Empower Mint. With the ice cream company's latest movement, citizens are asked to join the movement by registering to vote on their site. Photo Credit: shutterstock
Take Tuesday From Tory Burch to Thrillist, companies have joined the Take Tuesday campaign, "encouraging more employers to make Election Day a vacation day or give employees time to vote in during working hours to make going to the polls easier and increase voter turnout." Photo Credit: Catherine Lane via Getty Images