20 Photos of Celebrities Exercising Their Right to Vote


Last week — just like us! — celebrities were weathering Hurricane Sandy. Today, they’re doing something else all regular Americans are (or should be) doing: voting. And since we now live in a “pics or it didn’t happen” culture, everyone from Beyoncé to Tim Gunn to Zooey Deschanel is photographing the process. After the jump, we round up Election Day’s best pictures of famous people in the voting booth, filling out their absentee ballots, and decking themselves out in red, white, and blue for the occasion.

Here’s Beyoncé, making a kissy face at her ballot.

Lena Dunham’s Election Day outfit

“I went very literal with my voting day outfit,” Gillian Jacobs of Community tweeted at Dunham.

Russell Simmons casts his vote.

If even Mariah Carey isn’t too much of a diva to vote, you’ve got no excuse.

“At my voting site! Tali and I are waiting in a looong line together,” Tim Gunn reports.

Daniel Dae Kim makes voting look real nice.

Sarah Jessica Parker headed to the polls in a pro-Obama T-shirt she designed with Tracy L. Cox for Anna Wintour’s Runway to Win project.

Count on Diddy to have the most stylish voting accessory of all.

Questlove proudly displayed his “I Voted” sticker.

Patton Oswalt wants to make sure you don’t miss his sticker.

“Please dont let the long lines discourage you! Stay in line. For our future. And for HERS!” Kerry Washington urges us.

Funny, we didn’t peg Terry Richardson for the political type.

Who wants to bet Donald Trump just wrote in his own name?

Gabrielle Union had an easy time voting in LA.

Here’s David Boreanaz’s sticker. Wonder who locked down the vampire vote.

Ashley Judd is “crying & smiling with Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn.”

He may have to be impartial on American Idol, but Ryan Seacrest can feel free to cast a ballot in this election.

This is George Lopez’s proof.

And finally, Zooey Deschanel’s snap makes us curious about the rest of her Election Day outfit.