10 Best Celebrity Political Endorsements: From Stephen King to Diddy and More

Ahead of Tuesday’s midterm election, celebrities made their closing arguments Sunday for their favorite candidates and causes — or for voting in general.

Stephen King asked Iowans to vote against the like-named Rep. Steve King “for personal reasons”: He said he’s “tired of being confused with this racist dumbbell.”

Iowans, for personal reasons I hope you’ll vote Steve King out. I’m tired of being confused with this racist dumbbell.

— Stephen King (@StephenKing) November 4, 2018

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Diddy officially endorsed Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor, saying, “It’s time to fight back.”

Attention Georgia!!! I’m officially endorsing @staceyabrams for Governor. She is without a doubt the right person for the job. But the only way this can happen is if you get out and vote. Let your voice be heard, don’t let anything stop you from voting!! IT’S TIME TO FIGHT BACK. pic.twitter.com/BkaHsEK1kd

— Diddy (@Diddy) November 4, 2018

Adam Scott got right to the point about his feelings for Abrams.

I F**KIN’ LOVE YOU @staceyabrams https://t.co/gvBMzCLY2u

— Adam Scott (@mradamscott) November 4, 2018

Chelsea Handler called Illinois congressional candidate Lauren Underwood “an inspirational leader,” who “needs us to help her amplify.”

Illinois-This woman is neck in neck for her race, and she needs us to help her amplify. She is an inspirational leader and deserves this seat. It’s time for real representation in Congress. https://t.co/Cr7whnIfmg

— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) November 4, 2018

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Zachary Quinto supported Emily Skopov, who is running for state representative in Pennsylvania. He calls Skopov “an everyday citizen compelled to run for office because of the restrictive discriminatory and self-serving policies of the old guard straight white men who have clung to power for far too long.”

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i’m so grateful i got to launch today’s canvas for emily skopov! she is running for state representative in pennsylvania’s 28th district and is an incredible example of democracy in action. an everyday citizen compelled to run for office because of the restrictive discriminatory and self-serving policies of the old guard straight white men who have clung to power for far too long. she is within striking distance of defeating her opponent on tuesday and i couldn’t be more excited to support her and all that she represents – including women’s rights – lbtq rights – education – and important governance reform such as #fairmaps GET UP! GET OUT! VOTE! @emily4pa @demredistrict

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Several stars including Jodie Foster, Kyra Sedgwick and Eric McCormack got behind Katie Hill, who is a congressional candidate in Santa Clarita, California.

I cannot WAIT to go knock@on doors for @KatieHill4CA in #CA25 tomorrow at 9AM!! If you’re in the neighborhood,join me and help #TakeBackTheHouse https://t.co/8LxndYPCYy

— kyra sedgwick (@kyrasedgwick) November 4, 2018

It was great to connect, and remind people how crucial their #VOTE is. Early voting at Lancaster Library till 4 pm today, folks! @KatieHill4CA #VoteBlue2018 https://t.co/Ms3jOLS4cj

— Eric McCormack (@EricMcCormack) November 4, 2018

America Ferrera and Zoe Saldana urged Latino voters to get to the polls:

We’re heading to Miami, FL to rally the Latino Vote!  Meet us at Ball and Chain at 4:00pm https://t.co/fDLPoM1XY1 Join us!  And follow our journey on @nowthisnews #LatinosStandUp @evalongoria @hereisgina @rosariodawson @zoesaldana pic.twitter.com/4KK6gOTvvE

— America Ferrera (@AmericaFerrera) November 4, 2018

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Mark Ruffallo urged voters to “stand for Standing Rock” Native Americans in the Dakotas:

This is another moment to stand for Standing Rock. Native people are here, they’re resilient, and despite the laws trying to suppress them, they’re ready to vote.

Text STAND to 788683 to take the #StandNVote pledge. Let’s bring this home. pic.twitter.com/mHYLqrkQ4u

— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) November 4, 2018

And Bellamy Young was “knocking on doors & talking w/ my North Carolina family about the need to vote for #fairmaps candidates”:

State and local politics affect our daily lives just as much as what happens in Washington. That’s why I’m home today knocking on doors & talking w/ my #NorthCarolina family about the need to vote for #fairmaps candidates all the way down the ballot on Election Day!???????????? pic.twitter.com/HK7UfBnWKC

— Bellamy Young (@BellamyYoung) November 4, 2018

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Ahead of Tuesday’s midterm election, celebrities made their closing arguments Sunday for their favorite candidates and causes — or for voting in general.

Stephen King asked Iowans to vote against the like-named Rep. Steve King “for personal reasons”: He said he’s “tired of being confused with this racist dumbbell.”

Diddy officially endorsed Stacey Abrams for Georgia governor, saying, “It’s time to fight back.”

Adam Scott got right to the point about his feelings for Abrams.

Chelsea Handler called Illinois congressional candidate Lauren Underwood “an inspirational leader,” who “needs us to help her amplify.”

Zachary Quinto supported Emily Skopov, who is running for state representative in Pennsylvania. He calls Skopov “an everyday citizen compelled to run for office because of the restrictive discriminatory and self-serving policies of the old guard straight white men who have clung to power for far too long.”

View this post on Instagram

i’m so grateful i got to launch today’s canvas for emily skopov! she is running for state representative in pennsylvania’s 28th district and is an incredible example of democracy in action. an everyday citizen compelled to run for office because of the restrictive discriminatory and self-serving policies of the old guard straight white men who have clung to power for far too long. she is within striking distance of defeating her opponent on tuesday and i couldn’t be more excited to support her and all that she represents – including women’s rights – lbtq rights – education – and important governance reform such as #fairmaps GET UP! GET OUT! VOTE! @emily4pa @demredistrict

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Several stars including Jodie Foster, Kyra Sedgwick and Eric McCormack got behind Katie Hill, who is a congressional candidate in Santa Clarita, California.

America Ferrera and Zoe Saldana urged Latino voters to get to the polls:

Mark Ruffallo urged voters to “stand for Standing Rock” Native Americans in the Dakotas:

And Bellamy Young was “knocking on doors & talking w/ my North Carolina family about the need to vote for #fairmaps candidates”:

Related stories from TheWrap:

Michael Rapaport Gives Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio Advice on Voter Outreach: 'You're Being Too Calm' (Video)

Carl Reiner Wants to 'Stick Around' Until 2020 So He Can Vote Trump Out (Video)

Taylor Swift Encourages Fans to Vote Against 'Fear-Based Extremism' After Casting Ballot for Tennessee Democrat

John Oliver's Plug for Vote411 Sparks Huge 2000 Percent Spike for Voter Information Site