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Actors Sean Astin and Wil Wheaton campaign for Clinton in Green Bay

Both actors hoping to connect with millennials
Posted at 11:25 PM, Oct 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-19 00:25:40-04
GREEN BAY, WI -- Hillary Clinton's campaign is receiving a celebrity boost in Green Bay.
 
Actors Sean Astin and Wil Wheaton were speaking with voters at the Democratic Part of Brown Co. headquarters, aiming to get out the vote.
 
Both actors are encouraging people to get involved in door knocking and canvassing, not only for Clinton, but other local Democrats, like U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold.
 
They're also pushing young voters to take advantage of early voting in Wisconsin.
 
Astin and Wheaton say there's too much at stake to not cast a ballot in November.
 
"[You want] somebody who has been in those committee meetings, who's been in those negotiations," says an excited Astin, explaining why he feels Clinton is prepared to handle international issues, "who's worked with the United Nations."
 
"And in Wisconsin, you have an amazing opportunity because you have early voting," says Wheaton, "because your state is doing it right... well, your Governor kind of sucks," he adds, getting laughs from the crowd, "but your state is doing it right."
 
For Astin, famous for his roles in "Rudy, and the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, It's not his first stop in Green Bay for Clinton this election.
 
Wheaton, of "Stand By Me" and "Star Trek: The Next Generation" says it's his first time in Wisconsin.
 
Meanwhile, Clinton has not made it back to Northeast Wisconsin since the presidential primaries.