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In Final Week Before Election Day, Vikings ‘Rhino’ Encourages Minnesotans to Vote in New TV PSA

November 3, 2016

Minnesota Vikings join the Wild, Timberwolves, Lynx, and Twins encouraging Minnesotans to make their voices heard on November 8

SAINT PAUL — Today, Secretary of State Steve Simon and the Minnesota Vikings announced a joint partnership in the final week leading up to Election Day encouraging Minnesotans to vote on November 8, including a new 15-second TV public service announcement.

The TV PSA features Vikings star Alex Boone, also known as “The Rhino,” encouraging Minnesotans to “Get in the game!” and “Vote on November 8th!” The spot, which is now airing on FOX Sports North, informs Minnesotans they can visit for all of their voting information. Click here to watch the PSA.

“I’m challenging the people of Minnesota to return our state back to number one in voter turnout in the country,” said Secretary Simon. “It’s going to take Minnesota working together to reclaim that top spot and I’m incredibly thankful for the Vikings participation in those efforts.”

“We encourage Vikings fans and all Minnesotans to head to the polls on November 8,” said Vikings Chief Operating Officer Kevin Warren. “Through our country’s history, men and women have made immeasurable sacrifices for all of us to exercise our right to vote, so we hope Minnesotans will honor that right by making their voices heard on Election Day.”

The 15-second PSA will air on FOX Sports North, which telecasts Vikings games, between now and Election Day. The Vikings join the Wild, Timberwolves, Lynx, and Twins in encouraging Minnesotans to vote this November.


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