The midterm elections today have brought out tons of celebrities urging their fans and followers to vote, arguably more than ever before. Even Taylor Swift, a star notoriously quiet on her political views, broke her silence this fall, endorsing the Democratic candidates in her state of Tennessee.
More and more stars are taking to social media to express the importance of voting, with videos, photos, and various endorsements. Here are 10 of them.
1. Taylor Swift
Apart from Swift's first post in October about who she'll be voting for, the singer also took to Instagram last week to post a photo of her and her mother posing with American flags and a Phil Bredesen for Senate sign.
"These two Tennessee women voted for the candidate who has proven himself to be reasonable and trustworthy," the singer wrote in her caption. "We want leadership, not fear-based extremism. Early voting goes til Thursday and Election Day is November 6. Please don’t sit this one out."
2. Jake Gyllenhaal
This weekend, Jake Gyllenhaal took to Facebook to reveal who he would be voting for and to urge fans to step up and let their voices known.
"Take your kids and friends and parents," Gyllenhaal urged.
3. Michael B. Jordan
Michael B. Jordan posted an awesome video to his Instagram last week, which shows him going door to door in Atlanta, Georgia to speak to African American voters on the importance of making their voices heard this election.
"I know some of you think your vote doesn’t matter, but your vote can help elect officials who can make a difference on police brutality, criminal justice reform, and racial justice," Jordan wrote in his caption.
4. Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus took to Twitter with an emotional video, calling on Donald Trump to stop the hatred in the world and urge others to vote. The video features Holocaust survivors weighing in on Trump's presidency and the Tree of Life Synagogue murders just last month.
"On Nov.6 the hatred ends," the actress wrote along with the video.
Along with bashing the news that her music had been playing during Trump rallies, Rihanna also took to Instagram to urge her Florida followers to vote.
"FLORIDA: You have the opportunity to make history this election," Rihanna wrote in the caption. "The US has only had four black Governors in its entire history, and we can help make #AndrewGillum the next one and Florida’s first!"
6. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
In honor of Ryan Reynolds' birthday, he and wife Blake Lively took to social media to share with their fans that they had voted early. Lively posted a photo to Instagram of the two smiling and holding their absentee ballots.
"Happy Birthday to 2018’s Sexiest Voter Alive @vancityreynolds," Lively wrote, poking fun at Reynolds being named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive back in 2010.
7. Yara Shahidi
Yara Shahidi posted a video of her dancing on Instagram last week, calling it her "4 days until midterm elections dance."
"Let’s show up in any and every way possible (shout out to all of the early voters) and remember that we vote for not only ourselves, but for “all of our sons and daughters” and every layer & intersection of identity," Shahidi continued in her caption.
8. Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt
Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt teamed up for NowThis to explain how important this specific midterm elections are.
This election might be the most consequential of our lifetime. I urge you all to go to the polls and make your voice heard. Between now and election day, 11/6, visit https://t.co/sYbA4IJayU to get involved. https://t.co/54DtM4tAiz— Leonardo DiCaprio (@LeoDiCaprio) November 2, 2018
DiCaprio shared the video to his Twitter and linked to thelastweekend.org for his followers to get involved.
9. Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande has been taking to social media to urge her fans to vote in various messages. Her most recent is supporting Twitter's tweet using her new song "thank u, next" as a way to get people to vote.
Grande quoted the tweet and added her own call for action.
10. Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handler took to Instagram with a video of herself explaining how important this election is to change history. She also highlighted how we need to have more women in office than ever before.
"November 6th is our day to say women are never going away, so get used to it," Handler captioned her post.
Today is the day to vote in the midterm elections! We too urge you to get out there and make your voice heard, no matter how little difference you think it will make.