CHICAGO (CBS) — Former First Lady Michelle Obama is going across the country with a single message: go out and vote.
At a rally in Florida on Friday, Obama spoke about the importance of voting. She also urged the crowd to get their friends and family registered to vote.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Shopping Center Parking Lot At North And Sheffield Avenues
It’s part of an organization launched by Mrs. Obama called “When We All Vote.” She said she’s on a mission to change the culture around voting.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Pleasant Parade Weather Tuesday
“When you don’t vote, what you’re really doing is letting someone else take power over your own life,” said Obama.MORE NEWS: Indiana Attorney General Files Lawsuit To Crack Down On Harassing Robocalls, And Effort May Help In Illinois Too
She said she’s not holding the events to campaign for any particular candidate, only for people to understand why every vote matters.