Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/6/12
Tuesday marked Election Day in the United States, and many Americans used social media to encourage their fellow Americans to get out and vote. Athletes were no different, as a wide range of public figures including the likes of LeBron James, Bryce Harper and Greg Jennings voiced their encouragement. Check out a selection of tweets from the Twitterverse below. The President got more work to do, make sure you get out and vote tomorrow #vote — LeBron James (@KingJames) November 5, 2012 It is a great day to #begreat and go vote! No matter where you live or what you believe let your voice be heard today!! #election2012 — Greg Jennings (@GregJennings) November 6, 2012   Just voted..!!!! — Ben Revere (@BenRevere9) November 6, 2012 Can’t wait for tonight to see who my new president will be — Denard Span (@thisisdspan) November 6, 2012 Waking up knowing I mailed my ballot in 2 weeks ago is a good feeling…Get your VOTE on today! #missinmyivotedsticker — Billy Butler (@BillyButlerKC) November 6, 2012 @toriihunter48 i vote for you to be my teammate in 2013 — C.J. Wilson (@str8edgeracer) November 6, 2012 Got my sticker earlier today, now it’s your turn! #govote — Michael Cuddyer (@mcuddy3) November 6, 2012 Get out and #vote. Good luck to the candidates. Proud to be an American. — James Wisniewski (@jameswisniewski) November 6, 2012 “My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country!”-JFK Proud to be an American! #IVOTED — Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) November 6, 2012 Don’t be lazy, get out and vote! I wish I could. #Canadian — Steve Ott (@otterN9NE) November 6, 2012 Get your vote on if you haven’t already! — Marcellus Wiley (@marcelluswiley) November 6, 2012 It’s your Constitutional right to vote. It’s your democratic obligation to exercise that right to vote. — Jay Feely (@jayfeely) November 6, 2012 Vote for America. Vote @mittromney and @paulryanvp — Spencer Hawes (@spencerhawes00) November 6, 2012 Reminding everyone to get out and vote. Its important that you go early as possible, every vote counts. #Obama2012 — Jason Richardson (@jrich23) November 3, 2012 Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote! — Jason Richardson (@jrich23) November 6, 2012 “@cp3: VOTE!!! #4MoreYears” #4MoreYears — Amar’e Stoudemire (@Amareisreal) November 6, 2012 Registered and voted NO on both amendments. Just thought @mitchpberg and @jinx_mchue would appreciate knowing. #govote — Chris Kluwe (@ChrisWarcraft) November 6, 2012 Remember, your vote could decide who congratulates us at the White House. — LA Kings (@LAKings) November 6, 2012 Can’t wait to go to sleep tonight knowing I won’t have to see another negative campaign for a while. — Steven Kampfer (@SteveKampfer47) November 6, 2012 Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@BuzzFeedAndrew

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