Amber Tamblyn heads to Iowa City to get out the vote

Early Voting with Amber Tamblyn

Ped Mall — Monday, Oct. 24 at 12:30 p.m.

Actress, director, and writer Amber Tamblyn is hitting the streets in downtown Iowa City today for the University of Iowa’s Early Vote event at 12:30 p.m. on the Ped Mall. Tamblyn has been stumping for Clinton across Iowa, beginning with assisting at a phone bank in Cedar Rapids on Sunday. Today she will attend events in Cedar Falls, Iowa City, Pella and Des Moines.

Tamblyn is best known for her roles in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Two and a Half Men and House. She has also published three collections of poetry, Free Stallion (Simon & Schuster 2005), Bang Ditto (Manic D 2009) and Dark Sparkler (Harper Perennial 2014). Her poems have also been featured in The Iowa Review.

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Tamblyn has emphasized the importance of gender equality and motivating young voters. According to a press release, “Tamblyn will highlight Hillary Clinton’s record of fighting to expand equal opportunity for women and girls, as well as urge millennials to vote early for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine.”

Tamblyn stated, “It’s really up to all of us to demonstrate who we are and who our country is and to stand up and be very clear about what we expect from our next president, how we want to bring our country together, where we don’t want to have the kind of pitting of people one against the other, where instead we celebrate our diversity, we lift people up, and we make our country even greater. America is great because America is good.”

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