Celebrities Who Are Rocking the Vote in 2014

Russell Simmons, 2 Chainz and more say exercise your right.

Rick Ross and Elle Varner - Today is Election Day! Many celebrities have joined campaigns in the past few months to encourage folks to head to the polls. Rick Ross and Elle Varner are this year's Respect My Vote campaign ambassadors. Take a look at other celebs who want us to go vote.(Photo: 2014 Respect My Vote!)

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Rick Ross and Elle Varner - Today is Election Day! Many celebrities have joined campaigns in the past few months to encourage folks to head to the polls. Rick Ross and Elle Varner are this year's Respect My Vote campaign ambassadors. Take a look at other celebs who want us to go vote.(Photo: 2014 Respect My Vote!)

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Gabrielle Union - Gabrielle Union isn't silencing herself, and neither should you. In her early morning Instagram post she wrote, "VOTE!!! Let your voice be heard... do not silence yourself. .. do NOT surrender!" (Photo: Gabrielle Union via Instagram)

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Gabrielle Union - Gabrielle Union isn't silencing herself, and neither should you. In her early morning Instagram post she wrote, "VOTE!!! Let your voice be heard... do not silence yourself. .. do NOT surrender!" (Photo: Gabrielle Union via Instagram)

Terrence J - "Let's go people" Terrence J captioned his IG post with a no excuses approach in order to push voters to cast their ballot.(Photo: Terrence J via Instagram)

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Terrence J - "Let's go people" Terrence J captioned his IG post with a no excuses approach in order to push voters to cast their ballot.(Photo: Terrence J via Instagram)

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Laverne Cox - Laverne Cox proudly announced she cast her vote, and even showed what her voting booth looked like. The Orange Is the New Black star said, "Just voted. Don't forget to let your voice be heard today. #Election2014 #vote #midterms"(Photo: Laverne Cox via Instagram)

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Laverne Cox - Laverne Cox proudly announced she cast her vote, and even showed what her voting booth looked like. The Orange Is the New Black star said, "Just voted. Don't forget to let your voice be heard today. #Election2014 #vote #midterms"(Photo: Laverne Cox via Instagram)

2 Chainz - 2 Chainz made moves today and voted in Georgia. "Exercise your right, this is how we make moves & create change in 2014." (Photo: 2Chainz via Instagram)

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2 Chainz - 2 Chainz made moves today and voted in Georgia. "Exercise your right, this is how we make moves & create change in 2014." (Photo: 2Chainz via Instagram)

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Pharrell Williams - Make Pharrell happy by hitting the polls. (Photo: Pharrell Williams via Twitter)

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Pharrell Williams - Make Pharrell happy by hitting the polls. (Photo: Pharrell Williams via Twitter)

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Queen Latifah - Queen Latifah empowers voters doing their part.(Photo: Queen Latifah via Twitter)

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Queen Latifah - Queen Latifah empowers voters doing their part.(Photo: Queen Latifah via Twitter)

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Kim Kardashian - Kim Kardashian ditched the usual selfie on Instagram and went with this animated image in support of Election Day. Mrs. West wrote, "I?m standing with President Obama in the midterm election tomorrow! Find out what you need to cast your ballot at IWillVote.com" Much of what Obama accomplishes during the remainder of his second term depends on how today's vote goes.(Photo: Kim Kardashian via Instagram)

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Kim Kardashian - Kim Kardashian ditched the usual selfie on Instagram and went with this animated image in support of Election Day. Mrs. West wrote, "I’m standing with President Obama in the midterm election tomorrow! Find out what you need to cast your ballot at IWillVote.com" Much of what Obama accomplishes during the remainder of his second term depends on how today's vote goes.(Photo: Kim Kardashian via Instagram)

Reagan Gomez - A friendly reminder to vote, vote, vote from Reagan Gomez.(Photo: Reagan Gomez via Twitter)

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Reagan Gomez - A friendly reminder to vote, vote, vote from Reagan Gomez.(Photo: Reagan Gomez via Twitter)

John Legend - Be an informed voter. John Legend shows you how.(Photo: John Legend via Twitter)

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John Legend - Be an informed voter. John Legend shows you how.(Photo: John Legend via Twitter)

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Gaius Charles - More action and less talk is what Gaius Charles hopes for on Election Day.(Photo: Gaius Charles via Twitter)

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Gaius Charles - More action and less talk is what Gaius Charles hopes for on Election Day.(Photo: Gaius Charles via Twitter)

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Kerry Washington - Kerry Washington doesn't just have something to say about politics when she's playing Olivia Pope on Scandal. The actress took to Twitter to express the importance of exercising our voting rights.(Photo: Kerry Washington via Twitter)

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Kerry Washington - Kerry Washington doesn't just have something to say about politics when she's playing Olivia Pope on Scandal. The actress took to Twitter to express the importance of exercising our voting rights.(Photo: Kerry Washington via Twitter)

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Shonda Rhimes - Shonda Rhimes loves her a democracy. The showrunner wants her Gladiators to vote.(Photo: Shonda Rhimes via Twitter)

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Shonda Rhimes - Shonda Rhimes loves her a democracy. The showrunner wants her Gladiators to vote.(Photo: Shonda Rhimes via Twitter)

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T.I. - After his release from prison, T.I. originally thought he couldn't vote because he?s a convicted felon. But Georgia law states that felons are eligible to vote if they have served their time in prison and completed probation.(Photo: HeadCount)

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T.I. - After his release from prison, T.I. originally thought he couldn't vote because he’s a convicted felon. But Georgia law states that felons are eligible to vote if they have served their time in prison and completed probation.(Photo: HeadCount)

Lauryn Hill - Lauryn Hill has released a song called "Black Rage,? which was inspired by Ferguson, to motivate residents to register to vote and get informed on candidates who are running for office.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Lauryn Hill - Lauryn Hill has released a song called "Black Rage,” which was inspired by Ferguson, to motivate residents to register to vote and get informed on candidates who are running for office.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Russell Simmons - Russell Simmons encourages everyone to head to the polls.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Russell Simmons - Russell Simmons encourages everyone to head to the polls.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Aretha Franklin - The singer has created a platform like no other when it comes to performing. This year, Franklin has put her support behind Brenda Lawrence in the race to represent the 14th Congressional district in Michigan.(Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Chaka Khan - Chaka Khan wants you to go vote. Now! (Photo: HeadCount)

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Chaka Khan - Chaka Khan wants you to go vote. Now! (Photo: HeadCount)

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Rosario Dawson - Rosario Dawson is one of the leaders for the voting efforts for Latinos. The actress and political activist was a part of the Voto Latino On Series event, where they stressed the fact that not enough Latinos vote.(Photo: Thisisfusion via Instagram)

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Rosario Dawson - Rosario Dawson is one of the leaders for the voting efforts for Latinos. The actress and political activist was a part of the Voto Latino On Series event, where they stressed the fact that not enough Latinos vote.(Photo: Thisisfusion via Instagram)

K. Michelle - K. Michelle wants you to speak up and use your right to vote.(Photo: HeadCount)

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K. Michelle - K. Michelle wants you to speak up and use your right to vote.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Omarosa - Omarosa and Jerry Springer hit the road with Nina Turner, a democratic candidate for secretary of state in Ohio. (Photo: Aniesia Williams via Twitter)

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Omarosa - Omarosa and Jerry Springer hit the road with Nina Turner, a democratic candidate for secretary of state in Ohio. (Photo: Aniesia Williams via Twitter)

John Legend - John Legend is strongly hoping for positive change in human rights and is urging people to vote yes for Proposition 47, which will reallocate prison spending and gear it to schools and the community as well as changing low-level nonviolent drug charges to misdemeanors.(Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for DuJour)

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John Legend - John Legend is strongly hoping for positive change in human rights and is urging people to vote yes for Proposition 47, which will reallocate prison spending and gear it to schools and the community as well as changing low-level nonviolent drug charges to misdemeanors.(Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for DuJour)

Quincy Jones - Quincy Jones wants you to vote. Everyone's voice matters. Let yours be heard.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Quincy Jones - Quincy Jones wants you to vote. Everyone's voice matters. Let yours be heard.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Lil Jon - Lil Jon and other celebrities joined a Rock the Vote campaign to encourage young people to turn out the vote.(Photo: Rock the Vote via YouTube.com)

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Big Freedia - Big Freedia wants you to go out and make a difference. Everyone can start by voting.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Big Freedia - Big Freedia wants you to go out and make a difference. Everyone can start by voting.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Sheryl Lee Ralph  - Sheryl Lee Ralph wants you to get to the polls today.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Sheryl Lee Ralph  - Sheryl Lee Ralph wants you to get to the polls today.(Photo: HeadCount)

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Vanessa Simmons  - Vanessa Simmons is "voting for our future."(Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

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Vanessa Simmons  - Vanessa Simmons is "voting for our future."(Photo: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

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