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Foreign Actor Wants to Vote for Barack

Cumming to America.


Alan Cumming has been on the road trying to rally gay votes for Barack Obama. (“Hillary’s not in the race anymore! Hello! Get over it!”) But the Scottish actor can’t commit his own ballot for Obama; Cumming is not a citizen, so he can’t vote. He’s working to change that. He’s taking the U.S. citizenship test in October, he said at a Google and Vanity Fair party at the Democratic convention. “I’ve got the questions and the answers,” he said. “Now all I’ve got to do is memorize them. It’s just like learning a lot of lines, so I kind of think that as an actor, I’ll be better prepared than most.” Until then, he’s doing his patriotic duty. “Tonight was the first night I’ve ever waved an American flag,” he said, just after Obama’s acceptance speech. “It was great.”

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