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For Immediate Release November 1, 2016

Jen Retallick, Hamilton Strategies, 610.584.1096, ext. 100,, or Deborah Hamilton, 215.815.7716 or 610.584.1096, ext. 102

American Family Association Hosting ‘Pray and Vote Special’ Tonight with Franklin Graham and Tim Wildmon

Tune In Tonight at 5 p.m. CT at or to Listen and Watch Live; Join Christians Around the Country to Pray for the Election

TUPELO, Miss.—If God’s people … humble themselves and pray … He will hear their prayers and heal their land.

That is the biblical promise (2 Chron. 7:14) in which the American Family Association (AFA, is trusting, as it plans a timely and much-needed “Pray and Vote Special” tonight on American Family Radio (AFR, in partnership with Franklin Graham and hosted by AFA President Tim Wildmon.

“During this special broadcast, I along with others will pray for the election and for our nation,” Wildmon said. “God is our one true hope, and the faithful must come together now if we desire God to truly heal our land.”

WHO:       American Family Association

WHAT:    American Family Radio “Pray and Vote Special”

WHERE: AFR stations nationwide (find a station here)

WHEN:    5 p.m. CT Tuesday, Nov. 1

WHY:       To pray for the historic election next week and encourage Christians to vote

HOW:       Listen live at or watch online live at; learn more here.

Also joining in the time of prayer will be Dr. James Dobson of “Family Talk;” Sandy Rios, AFA’s director of governmental affairs and host of AFR’s “Sandy Rios in the Morning;” and AFA Action ( Director Rob Chambers.

AFA is also asking its friends and supporters to sign a petition committing to pray and fast the day before the election—Monday, Nov. 7. (Read more here.)

To sign up for AFA Action Alerts, click here. For more information on American Family Association, visit or follow AFA on Facebook or on Twitter @AmericanFamAssc.


To interview a representative from American Family Association, contact Jen Retallick, 610-584-1096, ext. 100, or Deborah Hamilton, 610-584-1096, ext. 102, 215.815.7716.

American Family Association (AFA,) a non-profit 501(c3) organization, was founded in 1977 by Donald E. Wildmon. Since then, AFA has been on the frontlines of America’s culture war. The original name of the ministry was National Federation for Decency but was changed to American Family Association in 1988. Today, AFA is one of the largest and most effective pro-family organizations in the country with nearly a million online supporters and approximately 160,000 subscribers to the AFA Journal, the ministry’s monthly magazine. In addition, AFA owns and operates nearly 200 radio stations across the country under the American Family Radio banner.

Other divisions of AFA include American Family Radio, the AFA Foundation and, an online news provider syndicated around the world. AFA maintains activist websites such as, which rallies Christian activists to contact companies asking them to drop their advertising from objectionable TV shows, and, which equips men to fulfill their God-given role of leadership. AFA websites average over 6 million unique visitors and 30 million hits per year. AFA uses all these means to communicate an outspoken, resolute, Christian voice throughout America.