UNROCK The VOTE: Celebrities Are Less Likely to Vote in Midterms, Just Like Us!Posted: November 3, 2014
At least five who appeared in the PSA — “Girls” actress Lena Dunham, comedian Whoopi Goldberg, “Orange is the New Black” actress Natasha Lyonne, “Rich Kids of Beverly Hills” star E.J. Johnson, and actor Darren Criss — did not vote in the last midterm, records from Los Angeles County and New York City show.
Rock The Vote released a public service announcement last month with a parody of Lil Jon‘s “Turn Down For What” that featured public figures who explained why they planned to vote in the midterm elections, but according to public records, a number of them didn’t vote in the last midterm election.
The Washington Post was unable to locate voting records for six others who appeared in the PSA, including Lil Jon.
Rock The Vote makes sure its spokespeople are registered, but does not confirm whether they have voted in past elections….(read more)
- Rock the Vote: What are you turning out for? (fox6now.com)
- Lil Jon Wants You to Vote #TurnOutForWhat (sourcefed.com)
- Lil Jon & Lena Dunham Want You To ‘Turn Out For What’ In ‘Rock The Vote’ Video (contactmusic.com)
- New ‘Rock The Vote’ video features Lil Jon wielding giant joint, Lena Dunham dancing pant-less (redalertpolitics.com)
- Laugh at new Rock the Vote ad at your own peril (#TurnOutForWhat?) (legalinsurrection.com)
- Whitehouse Post Editor Trish Fuller Rocks the Vote with All-Star Cast (great-ads.blogspot.com)
- Lena Dunham and Lil Jon Star in Rock the Vote’s “Turn Out For What” Video (popsugar.com)