News How Celebrities Encouraged You Vote on Election Day By Jonathan Borge Jonathan Borge Instagram Twitter Jonathan Borge is a writer and editor living in New York City. His writing has appeared in Glamour, Refinery29, Forbes, and PAPER, among other publications. Plus, he's held staff positions at Marie Claire, InStyle, and OprahDaily.com. Currently, he's the Senior Entertainment Editor at Bustle Digital Group's Elite Daily, where he oversees digital covers, features and profiles, freelance essays, and strategy for the site's TV/Movies and Celebrity and Music sub-verticals.He primarily writes about pop culture and style, and has a passion for telling LGBTQ+ and Latinx stories. When he's not working, he's likely waiting for Lady Gaga to announce her next tour. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on November 7, 2017 @ 04:15PM Pin Share Tweet Email The 2016 presidential election unarguably made history, but selecting the leader of the free world every four years isn’t the only time Americans can exercise their right to vote. Local elections are being held across the country on Tuesday, Nov. 7, and casting your vote for officials in office has never been so important. In fact, it’s local policy that ultimate affects citizens across the country—and sweeping changes made at the national level typically start right in your hometown. Celebrities know this, which is why for weeks the most politically active have taken to social media to urge you to head to the polls regardless of political affiliation. Some are taking to Twitter and Instagram to share their “I Voted” stickers while Alyssa Milano is asking her followers to proudly show her their stickers using #ShowMeYourSticker. Visit vote411.org to find your local polling place and scroll down to see all the stars speaking up.