WASHINGTON (AFP) – Rihanna needs Americans to work, work, work, work, work – on getting registered to vote.
The 30-year-old Barbados-born pop singer – who has residency in America however can not vote herself – took to Instagram to induce her followers to enroll earlier than deadline for November’s midterm elections.
“GOOD MORNING AMERICA. Who is awake this morning? And who’s woke?” she requested her 65 million followers.
“You have 1 job today and that is to properly register to vote,” RiRi wrote, alongside a chart of the voter registration deadlines in every of the 50 states.
She stated Tuesday was the deadline to register in 14 states: Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.
“Go to Vote.org to register and to double and triple check that you are properly registered!”
Rihanna’s plea got here a couple of days after fellow pop diva Taylor Swift made an analogous request.
Kamari Guthrie of Vote.org advised Buzzfeed News that voter registrations have surged since Swift’s Instagram submit.
Vote.org had acquired 65,000 registrations throughout the 24 hours after Swift’s message, greater than the 56,669 recorded in the complete month of August,” Guthrie stated.