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Every four years, American citizens are given time to evaluate who they'd like to lead the country.
And naturally, as the 2020 presidential election between former Vice President Biden and President Trump draws closer, public figures have openly expressed their own beliefs regarding who should carry out the position.
Here's a look at some of the stars who have endorsed Biden and his vice presidential pick Kamala Harris for president in the 2020 election.
Baldwin endorsed Biden on World Mental Health Day. (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Baldwin recently endorsed Biden with an Instagram post celebrating World Mental Health Day, as she wore a T-shirt sporting the candidate's campaign logo.
"It’s world mental health day, and something that has affected my mental health is the state of our country and the future of our country," she wrote in the caption on Oct. 10. "I have hope, but we need to collectively make the change we want for our future and that means getting out there to VOTE!!!"
Her father, actor Stephen Baldwin, endorsed Trump the same day.
Tom Hanks endorsed Joe Biden by appearing at a campaign event. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
One of Hollywood's most revered actors has thrown his support behind the former vice president.
According to Deadline, Hanks appeared at a Biden campaign event alongside the politician geared toward low-dollar donors. Citing an invitation sent to supporters, the outlet reported that the event was referred to as "Grassroots Fest."
“Every election comes along, and you can always make the argument, ‘This is the most important election of our lives.’ This is the most important election in the history of America,” Hanks said at the event, according to Deadline.
Taylor Swift recently endorsed the Biden-Harris ticket in an interview. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Dwayne Johnson endorsed Joe Biden in his first public backing. (Photo by: Steve Dietl/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Like Swift, Johnson hasn't been known for publicly endorsing candidates. In fact, he's toyed with the idea of running for office himself.
However, he broke precedent this year to support Biden, telling fans via Instagram that he believes the former vice president and Sen. Harris "are the best choice to lead our country."
Demi Lovato expressed support for Kamala Harris after she was announced as Joe Biden’s running mate. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
One of today's biggest pop stars has thrown her weight behind the Biden-Harris ticket.
Leonardo DiCaprio has attended at least one fundraiser in support of Joe Biden. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Another showbiz heavyweight, DiCaprio expressed support for Biden early on in the presidential race.
Back in early March, the Oscar winner attended a fundraiser for Biden reportedly filled with industry bigwigs.
John Legend performed at the Democratic National Convention this year when Biden was nominated by the party. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
It may come as no surprise that Legend is a Biden supporter. After all, he's married to Chrissy Teigen, one of Hollywood's most outspoken Trump critics.
While the star hasn't made an official announcement, he has performed at a number of fundraisers and events in support of Biden, including at the Democratic National Convention.
Cher publicly backed Biden in February. (Photo credit should read Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
Pop legend Cher, yet another star who has vocally opposed Trump for years, has lent her support to the Biden-Harris ticket.
In February, the star took to Twitter to announce her endorsement.
"This will Most Likely Be Unpopular, but Last Nite I Asked Myself, 'Who, Would I Be, if I denied a Man I Know & Respect 4 a Shiny, New, Tech Savey [sic] BILLIONAIRE,'" she wrote. "Joe’s Made Mistakes, like all of Us, but I Believe He Would Be [an] Honest, Smart, 'CIVIL' PRES. Who Doesn’t Have 2 [sic] Learn On The Job."
Katy Perry backed Biden and Harris, showing support for the senator after she was nominated for vice president. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)
When Harris was selected as Biden's running mate, Perry gushed over the vice-presidential nominee, but she also said that she was representative of Biden's decision making.
"I’ve had the privilege of getting to know @kamalaharris over the years and @joebiden choosing her as his running mate is already a testament to his decision making: Kamala is exactly the kind of leader WITH experience we desperately need right now," wrote the singer alongside several pictures of herself with Harris. "She’s the type of person willing to put in the WORK to make our country better. Less than 3 months until Election Day. LET’S DO THIS Y'ALL."
Willie Nelson has headlined a virtual fundraiser in support of Biden. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images for Shock Ink)
Maya Rudolph plays Kamala Harris on ‘Saturday Night Live,’ and has said it is her ‘civic duty’ to help the senator get elected. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
While she may be known for her Emmy-winning performance as Harris on "Saturday Night Live," Rudolph has stated that she feels a much deeper connection to the upcoming election, and to Harris specifically.
"It's my civic duty. I got to do it. I got to get there and do whatever I need to do to make sure that she wins this election, and also that I do a good job," the actress said in an interview with Jimmy Fallon.
Cardi B has backed Joe Biden after previously supporting Bernie Sanders. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
Rapper Cardi B surprised many fans when she became involved in and outspoken about the presidential election.
The 28-year-old rapper had initially supported Bernie Sanders in his bid, but offered support for Biden after Sanders dropped out of the race.
"I'm just gonna go with Joe Biden because I cannot see the next step of America being ran by number 45," said Cardi in a live video with Sanders, per The Hill.
Katherine Schwarzenegger responded to President Trump’s tweet on Oct. 5. (Photo by Jim Spellman/Getty Images)
Earlier this month, Schwarzenegger urged fans to vote for Biden while slamming President Trump’s "don’t be afraid of COVID" tweet.
The author responded to President Trump’s tweet on Oct. 5, in which he announced that he'd be leaving Walter Reed Medical Center following his treatment for COVID-19, adding, "Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life."
“If that tweet itself is not enough to get you fired up to want to elect Biden and get rid of Trump as president of our country, then I don’t know what is,” Schwarzenegger said on her Instagram Stories, according to Yahoo! Entertainment.
“That’s the sickest tweet I’ve ever seen,” she wrote, per the outlet. “Please vote.”
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