30 Celebrities Who Have Endorsed Politicians in the Midterms

These A-listers aren't afraid to speak up.

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Celebrity endorsements are always a big deal. But with the 2018 midterm elections' potential to shift the majority of both the House and Senate, speaking out can make a huge difference. From Travis Scott to Meryl Streep, here are the celebrities that have voiced who they're backing this midterm election.

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Taylor Swift
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Taylor Swift

In a recent Instagram post, Taylor Swift confirmed her endorsement of Tennessee candidates Jim Cooper for Congress and Phil Bredesen for Senate.

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Rihanna

The Barbados native endorsed Andrew Gillum for Governor of Florida in a tweet, urging her Florida followers to make history this election.

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America Ferrera

In partnership with the Latino Victory Fund, America Ferrera was joined by Eva Longoria, Gina Rodriguez, Rosario Dawson and Zoe Saldana for an early voting rally in Miami, supporting Andrew Gillum.

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Chance the Rapper

The "Sunday Candy" singer has been rallying behind Chicago candidate for governor Amara Enyia.

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Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell was seen knocking on doors in Georgia in hopes of convincing people to vote for Stacey Abrams for governor.

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Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria tweeted her endorsement for Beto O'Rourke, the Texas candidate for Senate running against Ted Cruz.

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DJ Khaled

DJ Khaled, along with Tiffany Haddish and P. Diddy headlined a campaign in Tallahassee encouraging people to #bringithome for Andrew Gillum.

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Alyssa Milano

Alyssa Milano has voiced her support for the outspoken Floridian candidate for governor Andrew Gillum, accompanying him at several political rallies.

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Cynthia

The actress and former candidate for NY governor encouraged people to donate to a host of female candidates, including Mickie Sherrill of New Jersey and Jahana Hayes of Connecticut, both running for seats in the House.

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus

The Seinfeld actress teamed up with the Multiply Your Vote campaign this election season and shared on social media a video supporting candidate Stacey Adams in her tactful takedown of opponent Brian Kemp during a debate.

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Ellen Pompeo

The Grey's Anatomy actress took to Twitter to call Ted Cruz an idiot and encourage her followers to vote for Beto O' Rourke in the midterm elections.

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Common

Actor and rapper Common joined Stacey Abrams in her recent Souls to the Polls march to encourage faith-based communities to get out and vote.

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Travis Scott

Rapper and Houston native Travis Scott showed his support for Beto O'Rourke at a recent rally for the candidate.

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Barack Obama

He counts as a celebrity now, right? Former President Barack Obama has endorsed a host of politicians this midterm election including, Gretchen Whitmer, candidate for governor in Michigan and Iowa congressional candidate Abby Finkenauer.

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Mark Ruffalo

Actor Mark Ruffalo has tweeted about several candidates this midterm election including Antonio Delgado of NY whose running for a congressional seat. Ruffalo also threw his support behind Beto O'Rourke, Lori Hawkins and of course, Andrew Gillum.

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Meryl Streep

The actress and icon donated $10,000 to Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill's reelection bid.

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Ludacris

Ludacris, along with celebrities like Tiffany Haddish, Kelly Rowland and Marsai Martin, raised over $300,000 for Stacey Abrams.

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Diane Guerrero

The OINTB actress has always been outspoken about her political views, and this election season is no different. She has tweeted many times about the importance of voting, and specifically how important it is to vote Stacey Adams for governor.

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Zoe Saldaña

Zoe Saldaña joined other Latina actresses and activists to campaign for Gillum and encourage the Latino community to vote at the Latinas Stand Up rally in Miami.

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Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross encouraged her followers on Twitter to vote for Andrew Gillum for governor.

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John Legend

John Legend adds to the star-studded list of celebrities standing behind Stacey Abrams. The "All of Me" singer spoke at a Georgia State campaign rally for the candidate.

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Billy Eichner

Actor Billy Eichner took to Twitter to call out Steve King for making problematic comments about race, urging followers to vote for his opponent, Iowan J.D. Scholten for Congress.

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Janelle Monáe

The singer called on Georgians to show up for Stacey Abrams, tweeting out her campaign video and calling Abrams a candidate for the people.

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Shailene Woodley

The actress and activist showed her support for Missouri representative Katie Hill in an Instagram post.

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P. Diddy

The rapper and mogul performed at Florida A&M's Bring it Home Midnight Rally for Andrew Gillum.

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Jack Black

The actor made his political leanings clear when he joined Meryl Streep to donate another $10,000 to Senator Claire McCaskill's reelection fund.

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Oprah Winfrey

Stacey Abrams is racking up endorsements, and her latest comes from Oprah Winfrey, who will be campaigning with the candidate on November 1.

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Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer listed her political endorsements in an Instagram post that also announced she was pregnant. Among the candidates listed were celebrity favorites like Andrew Gillum, Stacey Abrams and Phil Bredesen, as well as Lucy McBath, Jacky Rosen and Sherrod Brown.

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Kristen Bell

The Frozen actress endorsed Katie Hill in a tweet back in June 2017, right at the beginning of Hill's campaign efforts for a congressional seat.

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Cher

Cher joins Carole King in endorsing Iowa candidate for governor Paulette Jordan, who if elected will be the first Native American governor in the United States.

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