By Judy Kurtz - 01/31/12 12:04 AM EST
Usually, the best place to catch Drew Barrymore is on the big screen — but this year, fans might find her on the campaign trail.
The “E.T.” actress, 36, followed the presidential candidates during the 2004 race in a documentary for MTV. The “Choose or Lose: Best Place to Start” special was described as a “road trip journey into America to find out why young people don’t vote in higher numbers.”
The longtime entertainer, who appeared in an ad at just 11 months of age and met former President Ronald Reagan when she was 9, explains, “I’m, like, the worst at standing on any political soapbox, but the one thing I’ve fallen on the sword for is voting.”
Asked if the newly engaged Hollywood vet, who was spotted over the summer with then-boyfriend Will Kopelman leaving an L.A. fundraiser featuring Michelle Obama, planned on going on the road again with the current crop of presidential candidates, she cheerfully replied, “Gosh, it depends. I’ll start with the re-release and see where it takes me!”