Lin-Manuel Miranda, Michelle Obama, and 14 Other Change-Makers Share Advice They'd Give First-Time Voters
In what might be one of the most critical elections of our lifetime, many Americans will be casting their vote for president for the first time this November. With young people making up 37 percent of eligible voters in 2020, according to the Brookings Institution and census data, activism among Gen Z and Millennials is more important now than ever. As our favorite celebrities and change-makers make their voices heard and inspire people to get to the polls — including Michelle Obama and her When We All Vote cochair Lin-Manuel Miranda — we at POPSUGAR asked them what advice they'd give first-time voters for the 2020 election. Read on for their inspiring words of wisdom, and make your plan to vote so your voice is heard this November — whether it's through early voting, an absentee ballot, or showing up to the polls on Nov. 3!