May 27, 2008 12:26pm
Sunny Leone for Youth Voter Registration
Source: Vivid PR
by: Company Press Release
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- Vivid Girl Sunny Leone, the 24 year-old adult film superstar, joined with Declare Yourself, the national nonpartisan, nonprofit youth voter registration initiative, today to urge all eligible 18-to- 29-year-olds to register and vote in this November's general election.
Vivid Girl Sunny Leone photo courtesy of www.vivid.com
''As an immigrant who is thrilled to exercise her right to vote in a presidential election for the first time, I wanted to do what I could to get other young people to participate,'' said Leone who only recently became an American citizen. ''There's no excuse not to register -DeclareYourself.com makes it so easy.''
The short video, available immediately at declareyourself.com and vivid.com, and soon at dozens of other video sharing websites, features Ms. Leone is, who is, in her words, a ''firm believer in personal freedom.''
''The best way to exercise that freedom,'' she says in the video, ''is to vote.''
The video was filmed on the Los Angeles on the set of one of Ms. Leone's upcoming films.
About Declare Yourself:
Declare Yourself is a national nonpartisan, nonprofit campaign to empower and encourage every eligible 18-29-year-old in America to register and vote in the presidential primaries and 2008 presidential election. Using the power of strategic media partnerships, celebrity spokespeople, the sports arena, and most importantly, mobile and Internet technology, Declare Yourself's campaign blankets the landscape of popular culture with a simple, clear message: Register and Vote! Declare Yourself registered 1.2 million young people in 2004 and has targeted 2 million registrations in 2008.
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