Release Date: Oct 01, 2012Contact: 888-249-NEWS
U.S. Chamber Launches VoteForJobs2012.com
Largest Voter Mobilization Effort in the Chamber’s 100-year History
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today launched VoteForJobs2012.com, a new digital platform to help educate and mobilize voters. The website provides a comprehensive source of political information including a breakdown of key House and Senate races and comparisons of the candidates’ records on issues critical to growing the economy and creating jobs. This effort is a part of the Chamber’s largest voter education campaign in its 100-year history.
“Voting is a right and a responsibility, and Americans need to know where the candidates stand,” said Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber. “We are working harder than ever to make sure voters in every state, district, and precinct know which candidates have a record of fighting for pro-growth policies that will revitalize our economy and put Americans back to work.”
Vote For Jobs features voter resources including voter registration forms, absentee ballots, and polling place locators to ensure the business community is active at the polls this November. In addition to Get-Out-The-Vote (GOTV) efforts, the site features the most recent election and polling information, the Chamber’s How They Voted scorecards for elected officials, and details the Chamber’s pro-growth policy positions.
“We’ll continue to hold lawmakers accountable, applauding those who side with small business and free enterprise over those who instead choose more government and increasing the burden on America’s job creators,” continued Donohue.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions, as well as state and local chambers and industry associations.