Michelle Obama and Jill Vedder Team Up to Encourage Midterm Voting

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Michelle Obama discusses her forthcoming memoir titled, "Becoming", during the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference on June 22, 2018 in New Orleans. 

Former first lady Michelle and Peal Jam frontman Eddie Vedder's wife, Jill, were part of the Weekend of Action.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Vedder, the wife of Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder, teamed up over the weekend to encourage Americans to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6 midterm election.

"Make this weekend count: Join @Everytown and @MomsDemand for a volunteer Weekend of Action to help elect candidates who will support common-sense gun safety policies!" Vedder wrote, referring to the two non-profits that hosted postcard signing events to help elect candidates that will support gun safety policies.

Vedder also tweeted out a link to the When We All Vote, a week-long (Sept. 22-29) series of events encouraging voter registration. 

Obama hosted a huge rally for When We All Vote in Las Vegas on Sunday night (Sept. 23) and Faith Hill will join with Delanie Walker and K.S. Rhoads for another rally in Nashville on Monday night (Sept. 24).

More events are scheduled this week in Miami, Cleveland and Los Angeles, as well as Pittsburgh (with Tom Hanks) and Detroit (Keegan-Michael Key, Loni Love), with grassroots gatherings slated in Tennessee, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Mississippi and Maryland. Click here to see all the events.


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