Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman among comedians 'Riffing for the Georgia Runoffs'

A group of high-profile comedians — including Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, "The Daily Show's" Dulcé Sloan and Sarah Cooper — is working to get out the vote ahead of the Georgia Senate runoffs next month.

The comedy pros are poised to appear at "Riffing for the Georgia Runoffs," a virtual fundraiser, on Dec. 18.

Proceeds from the $10 ticket sales for the event featured on RushTix and being livestreamed from Atlanta will go to voter mobilization efforts ahead of the Jan. 5 election, according to organizers.


Sen. Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerGeorgia's top election official looks to shake political drama Collins hits Warnock after All-Star Game pulled: 'Thanks for nothing' High anxiety over Trump in Georgia GOP MORE (R-Ga.) is facing off against Democratic challenger the Rev. Raphael WarnockRaphael WarnockWisconsin state Treasurer Sarah Godlewski launches Senate bid Congressional Black Caucus members post selfie celebrating first WH visit in four years Black lawmakers press Biden on agenda at White House meeting MORE and Sen. David PerdueDavid PerdueGeorgia's top election official looks to shake political drama Lobbying world JPMorgan Chase CEO speaks out to defend voting rights in response to Georgia law MORE (R-Ga.) is taking on Democrat Jon OssoffJon OssoffBiden praises settlement in dispute between electric vehicle battery makers Memo to millennials: Don't be mad at us Group launches M campaign against legislators who back 'suppression of voting rights' MORE in a pair of races that will determine the balance of power in the upper chamber.

Silverman, a vocal critic of President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump mocks Murkowski, Cheney election chances Race debate grips Congress US reentry to Paris agreement adds momentum to cities' sustainability efforts MORE, has already been urging her fans to get out the vote in Georgia. In a tweet last week, she asked her more than 12 million Twitter followers to celebrate her 50th birthday "by registering friends in Georgia" to vote ahead of the deadline, which was Monday.

Cooper, a Georgia Tech graduate who rose to fame with her viral parodies of Trump, has also been outspoken in her support for the Democratic Senate hopefuls.

"Make sure everyone you know has a plan to vote," the star of the Netflix special "Everything's Fine" said. She pleaded for voters to "please for the love of God rid us" of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThe Memo: Biden puts 9/11 era in rear view Anti-Asian hate crimes bill overcomes first Senate hurdle Greitens Senate bid creates headache for GOP MORE (R-Ky.).

The comedy event isn't the only star-studded virtual gathering ahead of the Peach State vote. "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and Pearl Jam will team up for a Dec. 15 fundraiser aimed at mobilizing Latinos in the state, and the cast of HBO's "Veep," including star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, reunited this week for a table read to support voter turnout.