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Hollywood Stars Get out the Vote for California Primary

Lady Gaga, Ava DuVernay, and Mark Ruffalo are among the Hollywood stars encouraging people to hit the polls

The long and winding road that is primary season is almost at an end, and that road ends in California.

Today, dozens of Hollywood celebrities are heading out to vote in the presidential primary, and are trying to encourage others to do the same.

In Hillary Clinton’s camp, stars like Eva Longoria and Lady Gaga, both of whom have stumped hard for the Secretary of State in the past few months, made a final push to get her the victory in one of the country’s most liberal states.

On the side of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders there are stars like “Avengers” and “Spotlight” star Mark Ruffalo, whose activism-heavy Twitter account included a message today urging California Democrats to shake up the status quo by voting for the Democratic underdog.

Danny Glover has also helped Sanders with some last minute campaigning by attending his rally in San Francisco yesterday, while provocative documentary filmmaker Michael Moore waxed cynically about the AP’s report yesterday calling the nomination for Clinton before the final wave of primaries even began.

While Moore was being facetious, another filmmaker was much more earnest and positive in her urge to get others to vote.

“Selma” director Ava DuVernay called in particular upon women and minorities to make their voices heard. Other celebrities took to Instagram to show pictures of them at their polling places, including Conan O’Brien, who apparently doesn’t understand how primary voting works.

Use your voice! #Vote!!!!

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This woman patiently explained that I cannot #vote for #Trump in a Democratic Primary.

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