Strippers are making it rain with election ballots in a new ad aimed at convincing Black men to vote. The ad, which has been viewed nearly 3 million times on Twitter and YouTube , is nonpartisan and focuses on the importance of down-ballot races. The ad comes as the Joe Biden campaign is reportedly concerned about his ability to win over Black men, a demographic seen as key to winning the presidential election. Biden was able to win the Democratic primary with overwhelming support from older Black voters in the South, but he has been plagued by his sponsorship of the crime bill, which resulted in mass incarceration for Black communities.
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Get Your Booty To The Poll Strippers Election Ad
With just days to go until the US presidential election , all eyes are on the key demographics and battleground states that could sway the result in unexpected ways. One of these demographics is Black men, who are deemed the coveted voters of the election. According to statistics , just 54 per cent of eligible Black men voted in , and, while Black women overwhelmingly favour the Democrats, Black men are less likely to — in fact, in the last election, 13 per cent of them voted for Donald Trump. This, along with their previous voting records, has made Black men a key target for both Trump and the Democratic nominee Joe Biden , particularly because they make up a relatively large proportion of the electorate in a number of swing states, including Georgia, North Carolina, and Florida. Now, the group is also the target of a handful of exotic dancers in Atlanta, who are hoping to galvanise Black male voters with their non-partisan campaign, Get Your Booty to the Poll. The ad campaign primarily comprises video PSAs, which see dancers discuss the importance of voting, while also showing off their pole skills.
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In an election season where get out the vote messaging is seemingly ceaseless, a second video featuring more than a half dozen dancers testifying to the importance of down ballot races may be the most provocative. In the video, a woman in knee high, lace up boots walks away from the camera, toward a stage decorated with patriotic bunting. She wraps one of her hands around a silver pole. The beat drops, the woman and other dancers begin to perform, and the repeated message is a simple one: "Get Your Booty To The Poll. The video, directed by Angela Barnes, has gone viral online, despite being intended for an Atlanta-based audience, with a limited promotional strategy so far.