Author: Andy Bernstein

HeadCount Holiday Fundraiser

HeadCount Holiday Fundraiser

For a little while now, HeadCount has been sitting on the MOTHERLOAD of signed posters and items from various festivals. So this year, we decided to hold a little fundraiser by auctioning them off for the holidays. Read More

Participation Row Pays Off

Participation Row Pays Off

Today in Charlottesville, VA, reps from more than half-a-dozen non-profits were handed checks for $2,688, just for being part of the Participation Row non-profit village at the Lockn’ festival. Other groups not in Virginia got checks by mail. Read More

Interview: HeadCount Board Member Nicole Boxer-Keegan

Interview: HeadCount Board Member Nicole Boxer-Keegan

The Oscar-nominated documentary “Invisible War” tackles the very heavy topic of sexual assault in the military. HeadCount board member Nicole Boxer-Keegan, an executive producer of the film, discusses the heart-wrenching stories it shares and the impact they’ve had on policy. Read More

HeadCount’s Best Year Ever

HeadCount’s Best Year Ever

Not too long ago, it looked like it would be a very tough year for anyone trying to encourage political participation, especially HeadCount. People were turned off by the system as a whole. Many believed that voter enthusiasm had peaked in 2008, and Americans – especially young Americans, were just tuning out. Now, we are proud to announce that 2012 was HeadCount’s best year ever. We registered 103,340. The total for the two-year election cycle was 111,832. Read More

Presidential Debates ARE a Laughing Matter

Presidential Debates ARE a Laughing Matter

HeadCount has teamed up with the comedy ticker Witstream.com to host viewing parties and bring some online levity to the Presidential debates. Read More

Rundown from an Epic Day

Rundown from an Epic Day

With the help of George Lopez, Stephen Colbert, 50 Cent, Dave Matthews and hundreds of volunteers, HeadCount registered around 40,000 voters on National Voter Registration Day. Here’s how it all went down. Read More

Snapshots of History

Snapshots of History

Over 200 musicians, actors and comics teamed up with HeadCount to stage the largest social-media based voter registration campaign ever. Check out their pics! Read More

Millions of Young Voters Unsure of Voter Registration Status After Moving

Millions of Young Voters Unsure of Voter Registration Status After Moving

Young voters who first cast a Presidential ballot in 2008 could be in for a rude surprise when they head to the polls this year.  A HeadCount survey found that seven out of ten had moved in the last four years, and 43 percent of those potential voters haven’t updated their voter registration since. Read More

The All-Stars Came Out for HeadCount Benefit at The Cap

The All-Stars Came Out for HeadCount Benefit at The Cap

Trey Anastasio, Bob Weir, The Roots, Warren Haynes, Grace Potter and Bobby Keys all on the same stage. No, this was not a fantasy. It was the most recent HeadCount benefit concert, at the newly re-opened Capitol Theatre. Read More

Warren Haynes, Grace Potter, Bobby Keys To Appear at HeadCount Benefit

Warren Haynes, Grace Potter, Bobby Keys To Appear at HeadCount Benefit

On September 7th, The Roots and Bob Weir will headline a special benefit concert for HeadCount at the newly re-opened Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY.  Special guests will include Warren Haynes, Grace Potter, Bobby Keys, and others are expected as well. Read More

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