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: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Asks Bidders For Chicago Casino To Submit Formal Plans By August 23
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: Cook County Health Offers Walk-In COVID Vaccines At Tinley Park, Matteson Mass Vaccination Sites Through Saturday
“When you don’t vote, what you’re really doing is letting someone else take power over your own life,” said Obama.MORE NEWS: Wrong Vaccine Accidentally Administered At Mariano's In Aurora
She said she’s not holding the events to campaign for any particular candidate, only for people to understand why every vote matters.