The group believes a record turnout of Black voters could help decide the election.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Leaders in the Black community were making the push Saturday for people to cast their votes.

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PA Black Votes Matter spearheaded an effort at the Homewood election site with a two-day festival to help spread the word of early voting. The group believes a record turnout of Black voters could help decide the election.

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“This line is a demonstration of the reality of that need and the commitment to participate in the process,” said DeWitt Walton from PA Black Votes Matter.

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The group is the largest coalition of Black organizations in the area to promote voter turnout.