LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company, is encouraging
Americans to vote in the 2016 presidential election and find the
information they need to cast their ballot by using the tools and
resources developed by the Company in partnership with two nonpartisan
organizations - the League of Women Voters, a 96-year-old, nationwide
grassroots organization serving millions of voters with election
information, and Voto Latino a pioneering civic organization that
encourages Latinos to be involved in American civic activities.
The Herbalife Nutrition www.iamherbalife.com
website will feature the League of Women Voters' first ever presidential
election widget. The widget, entitled VOTE411, provides users with
information about voting registration deadlines, absentee and early
voting options, ballot measures, polling place locations and enables
users to compare candidates' positions side-by-side through the online
"Millions of Americans miss the opportunity to vote in major election
years because they lack basic information about the voting process. We
are grateful to have help from Herbalife Nutrition in breaking down this
barrier and getting needed information directly into the hands of
voters," said Chris Carson, president of the League of Women Voters.
"This widget will empower citizens around the country and motivate them
to get to the polls by providing them with the information they need to
Latino is organizing voter registration drives at 20 Nutrition Clubs
run by Independent Herbalife Members in California, Florida and
Colorado. Since the beginning of August, Voto Latino has been training
Nutrition Club owners on the use of educational materials to enroll
voters, particularly millennials, who represent 44 percent of the 27.3
million eligible Latino voters nationwide. Herbalife Nutrition hopes to
register hundreds of members by election time in November.
"At its core, Herbalife Nutrition is about empowering people and giving
them the tools they need to shape their future," said Eric Rosen, senior
vice president, Global Government Affairs. "Voting is a crucial right
that gives each and every one of us the power to determine what happens
in our communities and our nation, and Herbalife Nutrition is proud to
promote civic engagement with the League of Women Voters and Voto Latino
- two organizations that have shown the ability to provide Americans
with the information they need to play a role in our democracy."
For more information on VOTE411.org, click
here. For more information on Herbalife Nutrition, click
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's
lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management,
energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively
to and through dedicated Herbalife Independent Members in more than 90
countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide problems of poor
nutrition and obesity by offering high-quality products, one-on-one
coaching with an Herbalife Member and a community that inspires
customers to live a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa
Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We
also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around
the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in
many other sports.
The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $4.5
billion in 2015. The Herbalife website contains a significant amount of
financial and other information about the company at ir.Herbalife.com.
The company encourages investors to visit its website from time to time,
as information is updated and new information is posted. To learn more,
League of Women Voters
League of Women Voters is celebrating 96 years of Making Democracy
Work® at every level of government. In 1920, the League was founded as
an outgrowth of the movement that secured women the right to vote to
help new voters engage with their government. Today the League empowers
all voters to improve their local, state and national government. Learn
more about the League of Women Voters and join our celebration!
Voto Latino is a pioneering civic media organization that seeks to
transform America by recognizing Latinos' innate leadership. Through
innovative digital campaigns, pop culture and grassroots voices, we
provide culturally relevant programs that engage, educate and empower
Latinos to be agents of change. Together, we aim to build a stronger and
more inclusive democracy.
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