Michelle Obama encourages Georgians to vote at “Celebrate Georgia!” drive-in concert event

Former first lady Michelle Obama closed out a star-studded “Celebrate Georgia!” drive-in concert event on Sunday by delivering an impassioned plea by video to help Democrats retake control of the U.S. Senate by winning two runoff elections on Jan. 5.

Video Transcript

- Without further ado, we've got some special words from a very special lady. That's right, our former first lady. She goes by the name of Michelle Obama. She's got something to say.

MICHELLE OBAMA: Hey, Georgia. January 5 is your last day to make your voice heard in the runoff election for US Senate. Remember, there are a lot of people out there who are counting on you to sit this election out, but if you take charge of your power, you and the folks in your community can determine the direction of the state and this country. Thousands of people from Savannah to Augusta to Atlanta have already voted, and we're counting on you to talk with your friends and family about making a plan to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, January 5.

And I know that we can count on you because you all are leaders when it comes to voter participation. Just head to WhenWeAllVote.org to find your polling place and make your plan to vote. Because when we all vote, we make sure we're the ones shaping our future.