News Release

Kum & Go Announces New Voter Empowerment Initiative for Associates

October 5, 2020

(Des Moines, IA) — Kum & Go believes in civic engagement and the power of every eligible voter in having their voice heard at the ballot box.

To help ensure all Kum & Go Associates are able to exercise their right to vote, Kum & Go is proud to announce two hours of paid voting time and free in-store meals for all store Associates on Election Day.

Kum & Go is sharing voter registration information with all Associates and encouraging everyone to learn their registration status at

Kum & Go is also proud to announce joining Time to Vote, a business-led, nonpartisan coalition that aims to increase voter participation in U.S. elections. In addition, Kum & Go has signed a pledge with Civic Alliance to affirm our commitment to encourage our American audiences to participate in elections, and empower our U.S. Associates to vote and be civically active.

“At Kum & Go, we believe working should never be a barrier to civic engagement,” said Tanner Krause, President of Kum & Go. “By providing paid time for associates to go to the polls, and affirming that support through both Time to Vote and Civic Alliance, we are proud to stand by this important non-partisan effort to bring out the vote.”