Actor and former Saturday Night Live Actor Will Ferrell was recently seen in Houston, Texas campaigning for former Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX), who is running for governor against Greg Abbott (R-TX ).
“Will Ferrell came to Houston today to knock on doors and encourage people to vote for Beto!!!!! Thanks Will,” a pro-O’Rourke Twitter account said, sharing a photo of the actor and the gubernatorial candidate standing side by side.
Will Ferrell came to Houston today to knock on doors and encourage people to vote for Beto!!!!! Thank you Will pic.twitter.com/6hHYF86IDK
— Cynthia Cano-Beto for Texas (@ccano1971) October 29, 2022
Meanwhile, Governor Abbott enjoys a double-digit lead against O’Rourke, according to a recent University of Texas/Texas Policy Project poll.
This is not the first time Ferrell has campaigned for Democratic politicians.
In 2020, the Half brothers The actor joined a cohort of celebrities who slotted into the Georgia Senate runoff to push the Democrats. Ferrell and other stars of the hit 2003 film Elf raised over $400,000 to help Georgia Democrats cross the finish line.
— Texas Signal (@TexasSignal) October 29, 2022
The Elf reunion fundraiser was also promoted by The hangover star Ed Helms, who said he wanted to take the Senate from the “cold, purple hands” of Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY). The actor urged people to get involved in raising funds to help Georgia Democrats claim victory.
In 2018, Ferrell was also seen campaigning for now-missing Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams (D), who continued to fuel conspiracy theories for years that she actually won and the election was stolen by the current governor. Brian Kemp.
During the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, the Presenter The star was also one of the celebrities featured in a zany compilation video, singing John Lennon’s “Imagine” to transcend quarantines in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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