Jon Hamm Makes Pitch for Early Voting
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Mad Men star Jon Hamm encourages Colorado voters to vote early in a new Obama for America video.
In the instructional clip, Hamm encourages early voters in the Centennial State by saying, “It’s easy if you make a plan. You can either vote by mail or vote early in person.” He then continues to break down in detail the step-by-step early-voting process.
The Mad Men star subtly touts his support for President Obama in the video by showing marked voting ballots next to the president’s name, and he recommends that voters begin by looking up their polling location at BarackObama.com/lookup.
In early October, stars such as Jay-Z, Jane Lynch (Glee), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family) and Chaz Bono hit the Obama for America website, releasing a slew of ads.
Hamm ends his endorsement by reminding Coloradans that “time is running out. The last day you can vote early in person is Nov. 2nd — and that’s it!
“So, what are you waiting for?” the actor asks. “Make your plan to vote early today.”
A number of celebrities have also voiced support for the president’s Republican challenger, Gov. Mitt Romney, including Clint Eastwood, Kid Rock and actress Stacey Dash.
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