Remember what it felt like to vote in your first presidential election? Given all the excitement and narrow margins of this year's run, it's certain one young country star will remember his first time. Can you guess who?
If you guessed American Idol alum Scotty McCreery, you're right. McCreery clearly was excited to participate, proudly posting an Election Day Instagram shot of the "I Voted" sticker on his sweatshirt. "Yall make sure you get out there and vote! #USA #ivoted," he tweeted.
McCreery turned 19 in October, making this the first presidential run he's eligible to officially weigh in on. Congratulations on your first time, Scotty!
Another prominent country artist who is eligible to cast his vote for President for the very first time today is the freshly crowned CMA New Artist of the Year Hunter Hayes, who turned 21 in September. Hayes did not comment on any social media about his voting experience, but we're sure he found time to participate in this very important civic duty.
For those who are wondering about 22-year-old Taylor Swift, she was actually 18 years old in November of 2008, so was eligible to vote in that election. The superstar is judicious about discussing her vote: She recently told Time that she doesn't want to influence anyone politically. "I don't talk about politics because it might influence other people. And I don't think that I know enough yet in life to be telling people who to vote for."
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