Historical past has its eyes on you.
Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. turned the facility ballad “Look ahead to It” from the Broadway musical right into a rallying cry for voters.
On Nov. 2, Leslie—who performed Senator Aaron Burr within the award-winning present—joined forces with political platform RepresentUs in an almost two-minute video montage to clarify to Individuals why their votes are well worth the wait.
“Look, that is fairly clear. Each American who voted deserves to have their voice heard. On this historic election, hundreds of thousands of you might have mailed in your ballots or dropped them off. And all of us should be counted,” the Tony winner mentioned, as movies of Individuals holding up handmade indicators stating “Wait For it” performed. “These are votes from our grandparents staying secure from COVID, our abroad navy sending of their ballots by mail, our neighbors, our buddies, nurses, lecturers, firefighters.”
The 39-year-old singer continued, “That is really easy. Voting is considered one of our basic rights and counting voting is a basis of democracy. It could take time, however your vote is price ready for. And I am prepared to attend for it.”