Hollywood stars make final get-out-the-vote push in Georgia

Hollywood is making a final push to get Georgia voters to the polls as all eyes turn to the Senate runoff elections in the Peach State.

The outcome of Tuesday's vote will determine which party will control the upper chamber.

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As voting began on Tuesday, several high-profile celebrities urged Georgians to cast their ballots in the races.

Viola Davis, star of Netflix's new adaptation of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," shared information on polling locations, while Broadway star Audra McDonald said Georgia's voters could "take us across [the] finish line!"


"Madea Family Funeral" director and star Tyler Perry, whose production studio is based in Atlanta, said in a Tuesday video posted on Twitter that the absentee ballot he requested "never came," so he was heading out to vote in-person.

"Hollywood's" Darren Criss lamented that historically Georgia Democrats haven't had as much turnout for runoff elections but asked his Twitter followers, "Whadayasay we change that history up."

"Little Fires Everywhere's" Kerry Washington, who emceed one night of last year's virtual Democratic National Convention, actress Emmy Rossum and tennis legend Billie Jean King also shared their own get-out-the-vote messages.