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How the NFL and NBA are Encouraging Voting this Election Season
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How the NFL and NBA are Encouraging Voting this Election Season

(STL.News) Every four years the U.S. experiences a long-term time of debates and campaign rallies with two opponents spreading their individual campaigns across all fifty states.  Unfortunately, the marketing surrounding election season doesn’t always result in high voter participation. As we often see celebrities flock to social media encouraging people to “rock the vote,” this year two huge professional sports organizations have joined them in their efforts.  As the big day approaches quickly, let’s take a look at how the NFL and NBA are encouraging fellow citizens to hit the polls.  Despite voter activism in 2016, the year saw one of the lowest voter turnout rates in a long time. NFL votes “NFL votes”, first officially announced in early August, is an initiative by the league whose aim...