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A look at Tuesday’s midterms from the late night comics. Watch our favorite jokes, then vote for yours at usatoday.com/opinion.
USA TODAYDemi Lovato turned 26 on Aug. 20, 2018. The singer-actress has always seemed “Confident” on the carpet, strutting and posing in style. In celebration of her birthday, we’ve assembled her best looks.(Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)Demi Lovato returned to social media for the first time since leaving rehab to tend to her civic duty.The “Sober” singer took to Instagram Election Day Tuesday to share a picture of herself hitting the polls to cast her ballot in the midterms. “I am so grateful to be home in time to vote!” Lovato wrote. This is her first post since thanking “God for keeping me alive and well” three weeks after her apparent drug overdose on July 24.The singer and actress used her platform to encourage her fans to exercise their right to vote: “One vote can make a difference, so make sure your voice is heard…now go out and #VOTE!!!!”Lovato is one of many stars hitting the polls. Beyonce reflected on her right to vote: “I’m feeling grateful for everyone before me who fought so hard to give us all the right to have a voice. We can’t voice our frustrations and complain about what’s wrong without voting and exercising our power to make it right.”She continued: “We need you. We all need each other, because when we are truly united we are unstoppable. Sending you all love and positivity on this happy voting day!”Related: Beyonce channels R&B legend Toni Braxton in epic Halloween tribute, and Braxton loves itDwayne “The Rock” Johnson used the midterms as another opportunity to troll comedian Kevin Hart: “Get out and VOTE. Don’t do it for me. Do it for our little ones.”Related: Highest-paid actors in the world: George Clooney, Dwayne Johnson top ‘Forbes’ listChrissy Teigen may not have an “I Voted” sticker to prove it, but the outspoken Democrat cast her ballot. “I did but I didn’t get a sticker because it was by mail. Needless to say I am not thrilled and am feeling rather left out,” the model, who is one of President Donald Trump’s biggest critics, tweeted, adding to her senator, “Please kamala, I beg you to make sure all future voters get a sticker so no one else has to feel what I’m feeling, right now.Related: Win a dream vacation with your ‘I Voted’ sticker. Here’s how.I did but I didn’t get a sticker because it was by mail. Needless to say I am not thrilled and am feeling rather left out. Please kamala, I beg you to make sure all future voters get a sticker so no one else has to feel what I’m feeling, right now https://t.co/KE5V8bU7D7— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) November 6, 2018Bon Jovi frontman Jon Bon Jovi did get a sticker and rocked it proudly: “It’s Election Day! Get out and vote.”Related: Bon Jovi to headline two Norwegian Cruise Line sailings in 2019Rihanna, who recently slammed President Trump for playing her single “Don’t Stop the Music” at one of his “tragic” rallies, reminded voters to say in line “no matter what they try.” “Cast your vote. It REALLY matters. Polls close at 7pm. This is where it counts guys,” she added.Related: Rihanna skewers Trump for using her music at one of his ‘tragic’ ralliesLady Gaga did the same: “If you’re in line, stay in line. Every vote counts!”Justin Timberlake skipped the line and submitted voted by mail: “My absentee ballot’s in… make sure you GO VOTE on Tuesday!! Remember: NO voting booth selfies.”Jada Pinkett Smith, Jennifer Garner and Camila Cabello all took selfies with their “I Voted” stickers.The “Havanna” singer added: “I JUST FEEL REALLY EXCITED THAT I JUST VOTED BECAUSE I FEEL LIKE IM TAKING MY FRUSTRATION AT THE INJUSTICES THAT HAPPEN IN OUR COUNTRY AND TURNING IT INTO ACTION!!!”Related: Jada Pinkett Smith, Leah Remini bury the Scientology hatchet and declare their loveNick Jonas proudly shared “I voted!”Alicia Keys “bow(ed) down in deep honor” of her ancestors that “fought and died and lived and survived and created everything we now have access to.”She continued: “We are proud to be your wildest dream and we won’t let you down! Let’s keep it up we are awake, aware, growing & powerful!! #ivoted”Related: Families Belong Together march: Emotional speeches from Alicia Keys, more celebritiesFor all of our ancestors that fought and died and lived and survived and created everything we now have access to, I bow down in deep honor. We are proud to be your wildest dream and we won’t let you down! Let’s keep it up we are awake, aware, growing & powerful!! #ivoted 💥💥💥 pic.twitter.com/ajyaBi85E8— Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) November 6, 2018Jake Gyllenhaal encouraged fans to “vote for change, for compassion, for civility, for wisdom.”He added: “Vote because you think the government doesn’t effect you or there’s no such thing as a good politician. Vote because you can, because we fight for rights by exercising them.”Oprah, who spent time in Georgia campaigning for gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, took to her Instagram to continue her effort in a “Vote” shirt: “The antidote to Hate… VOTE your love!”Emily Blunt and John Krasinski escaped “The Quiet Place” to say: “#Vote”Drew Barrymore let her “I Voted” sticker do the talking and put her money where her mouth is. Reality stars Kim Kardashian West and Kourtney Kardashian followed suit. John Stamos said the end of daylight saving time has him up early to vote: “I will be the first one in line when voting polls open tomorrow – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because this damn time change has got me up at 4am.”I will be the first one in line when voting polls open tomorrow – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because this damn time change has got me up at 4am. Vote- we all know why it’s so important by now. #VoteTuesday— John Stamos (@JohnStamos) November 5, 2018Mindy Kaling thanked the “14th & 19th Amendment for letting me vote today!”Diddy may be afraid of clowns, but the hip-hop mogul (and family) are not afraid of casting their ballots: “TODAY IS THE DAY. Don’t let anything stop you from voting. Make your voice heard. Every single vote counts. #VoteOrDie”Related: Diddy pledges $1 million for new charter school in the BronxReese Witherspoon has a question for you: “I Voted! … How about you?!””Late Night” host Seth Myers turned a trip to the polls into a family affair: “Our son was disappointed because he thought we were going to “boat” but otherwise a success! #Vote”Related: Midterm elections are a big deal for late-night shows, too: Seth Meyers explainsAmy Schumer, who announced her pregnancy in a list of endorsements for congressional and gubernatorial candidates, hashtagged #votewithus. A day earlier, the comedian shared a video of her ultrasound with information for citizens to find their proper polling location. Related: Amy Schumer is pregnant with her first child with husband Chris FischerRob Lowe told everyone to “vote your conscience” but also jokingly offered the latest news on model Bella Hadid for consideration. Olivia Wilde encouraged her fans to “Go be awesome and VOTE YOUR FRIGGIN FACE OFF!” (No faces were harmed in the making of this Instagram post.)Wilde’s mother, longtime journalist Leslie Cockburn, is the Democratic candidate running for Virginia’s 5th district.Related: Actress Olivia Wilde will campaign for her mom, Leslie Cockburn, in Virginia congressional raceMariska Hargitay followed law and order while voting. She hashtagged: #ForThePeopleByThePeople and #WeCanFixIt.Related: The highest-paid TV actresses: Sofia Vergara tops the list for the seventh timeGwyneth Paltrow did get a voting souvenir and plans to “rock this sticker all day,” adding: “It’s a right not to be taken for granted so I did it a day early.”Related: Gwyneth Paltrow reveals romantic wedding day photo, details about her secret nuptials “This is Us” star Mandy Moore wrote “I did it” on Instagram, flashing her “Voting: 100% more effective than complaining on the internet” shirt. She continued: “Now it’s your turn. Tuesday 11/6. #VOTE”Related: Mandy Moore star in “Non-Voters Anonymous” video Actress Cynthia Nixon, who unsuccessfully ran in the New York gubernatorial primary, said she “Voted because the patriarchy isn’t going to dismantle itself.”Related: This Cynthia Nixon T-shirt won over the crowd at Christian Siriano’s NYFW showJulia Louis-Dreyfus may only play a vice president-turned-president in “Veep,” but the actress flexed her civic muscles Tuesday: “TODAY is the day to be a voter for change!”Related: Mark Twain Prize honoree Julia Louis-Dreyfus: Laughter ‘best medicine’ for her cancerKesha looked fierce in her patriotic makeup, telling her “animals” that “I voted.” She included the hashtag #HereComesTheChange.Related: Kesha shares 10 favorite songs about empowerment and equalityActress Elizabeth Banks expressed the excitement of “seeing everyone’s #IVoted stickers today” with a GIF from of herself and John Michael Higgins in “Pitch Perfect.” Related: Rebel Wilson ‘deeply sorry’ for claiming to be the first plus-size romantic comedy starEthan Hawke doesn’t seem to mind sharing his birthday with the midterms. The actor said: “Birthday kiss from Catherine Deneuve! And most importantly, it’s Election Day. I voted absentee and if you still need to make your voice heard, go to GetToThePolls.com. #Vote”Nicole Richie and husband Joel Madden flashed proof of fulfilling their patriotic duty.Related: Taylor Swift says people shouldn’t underestimate young voters, urges fans to voteAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideRead or Share this story: https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/people/2018/11/06/demi-lovato-chrissy-teigen-and-more-celebs-voting/1907282002/
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