Selena Gomez is getting out the vote…
The 27-year-old Mexican American singer/actress has signed on as a co-chair of the national organization When We All Vote.
Gomez joins a roster of new co-chairs that includes Liza Koshy, Shonda Rhimes, Megan Rapinoe,Tracee Ellis Rossand Kerry Washington.
The organization was launched in 2018 by co-chairs Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks ,Lin-Manuel Miranda, Janelle Monae, Chris Paul, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw.
When We Vote bills itself as a nonpartisan group dedicated to increasing voter participation. The announcement marks a year until the date of the 2020 elections, which includes the presidential race.
Hanks said “registering new voters is an act of hope and taking part in the American idea.” He added that voting guarantees the blessings of “liberty for the grandkids.”