Michelle Obama’s Voting Initiative Drops New Videos with Chris Paul, Lin-Manuel Miranda and More
A month away from Michelle Obama’s voting initiative’s Week of Action, When We All Vote has released new messages featuring FLOTUS44 herself, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chris Paul, Tom Hanks, Faith Hill, and Tim McGraw. The celebs share their personal voting stories while urging all eligible voters to get registered and ready to vote in the midterm election. Miranda remembers going with his mom to vote and “pulling that knob that casts the vote.” “That was feeling like a part of something, getting to pull that lever,” he says. Paul recalls going to a polling place at Louisville Elementary School and casting his ballot for the first time. “I officially felt like an adult. I felt like I could make a difference.” Obama recounts she went to the polling place with her father, who had multiple sclerosis. On crutches he would make his way down to a church basement and into the booth, “holding himself up, making sure he cast his ballot.” The Week of Action, September 22nd - September 29th, will fan out the recognizable faces crisscrossing the country hosting a number of flagship events to get people registered, motivated, and trained on how to spread the word about registering and voting in the midterm elections and beyond. See videos below.