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Shaquille O’Neal Makes His First Vote In 2020!

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Shaquille O’Neal Votes For The First Time

Shaquille O’Neal is one of the legends of the NBA. Now he is no longer a player but is still a legend of the game. During his many years of play, he has achieved a lot on a personal and team level. However, there is one thing that he hadn’t done until now. Shaquille O’Neal had not voted till now, but he has finally cast a vote for the first time. In Wednesday’s episode of The Big Podcast with Shaq, he said, “I voted for the first time, and it feels good.”

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Shaquille O’Neal Reveals The Reason Behind Not Voting

Shaq revealed that the reason why he never voted before was that he did not understand the democracy and system of election in the US. However, with the 2020 elections, he is very actively asking people to come out and vote. With preaching other people to vote, it was only fair that he also voted even though it was for the first time. He further said in his podcast, “You know I always like being honest on my podcast. I’ve never voted before, America. But, now I’m doing all these voting campaigns, and you know one thing I never like to do is be a hypocrite.”

Shaquille O’Neal Collaborates With Michelle Obama To Encourage Voting

Shaquille O’Neal is going all out this time to encourage people to vote and increase the voter turnout this year. He has joined hand with NBA player Jayson Tatum for My Starting Five Challenge where people have to nominate five people to remind them to vote this year. Moreover, he has also collaborated with Michelle Obama this year which is asking people to vote through her When We All Vote campaign.

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Why Is Shaq Encouraging People To Vote

For a person who hadn’t voted until now, what triggered him not only to vote but encourage others to vote? He believes that many things are at stake for the US this year, and it is essential for people to express their concerns through their vote. He said, “It has never been more important to exercise your right to vote.”

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