Elections 2020: Rihanna echoes call for every vote to be counted

Elections 2020: Rihanna echoes call for every vote to be counted

- Singer Rihanna took to Twitter to add her voice to the online discussions about US elections

- The superstar joined the legions of online commenters calling for each and every legitimate vote that was cast to be counted

- This comes after the incumbent president, Donald Trump, took issue with opponent Joe Biden taking the lead and attempted to halt vote counting

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Music star Rihanna took to social media to jump in on the online discussion surrounding the presidential election in the United States.

The iconic celebrity tweeted out a sentiment that has echoed many others in the past few hours which was to "Count. Every. Vote. We'll. Wait."

Social media users have been actively giving their takes online about tallying the votes after Donald Trump called for mail-in ballots to stop being counted in states where he was not in the lead.

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This follows an incredibly tight race between current President Trump and former vice president Joe Biden that will likely continue as mail-in, overseas and military ballots are counted over the next few days.

Elections 2020: Rihanna echoes call for every vote to be counted
Rihanna adds her voice to the cry for democracy to prevail and all votes to be counted. Source: Getty Images/Robin L Marshall
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The music star was among many other celebrities calling for an accurate vote count. Many have commented on the affront to democracy that Trump is calling for by asking mail-in ballots not to be counted.

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In other celebrity-related election news, Legit.ng previously reported that rapper Meek Mill recently came across a video of Nigerians marching in support of Trump and he could not help but air his view.

The rapper while reacting to the clip which was reposted by Trump on Twitter accused the president of brainwashing.

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Mill’s comment elicited mixed reactions from social media users on the platform as some agreed with him while others criticised him.

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