It’s Election Day, the day where Britain goes to the polls to make its choice. These are turbulent, decade-defining times, and everyone should exercise their right to vote — including celebrities.

Celebrities are people too, and like the rest of the country, the actors, musicians and rising talent of the UK have been mulling over who to vote for in this general election.

Many have come to a firm decision, and made that decision public in an attempt to help their chosen party win over members of the public. Recently, Handsworth pop star Jamelia made her intentions clear and Birmingham’s award-winning saxophonist Soweto Kinch shared his thoughts with I Am Birmingham too.

But what do other well known regional TV and media stars think about this election? Who are they going to vote for? We found out…


WATCH: Who are local celebs voting for in the General Election?


Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 The BBC Doctors cast including Bharti Patel and Laura RollinsLensi Photography

Bharti Patel & Laura Rollins (BBC Doctors) 

“Corbyn for me, definitely. Why would you even mention that man’s [Boris] name?”

 

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 Spoken word artist and poet Casey BaileyLensi Photography

Casey Bailey (Spoken Word Artist)

“That’s a ridiculous question! Jeremy Corbyn, all the way. Everyday. Boris who?”

 

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 Tez Ilyas from Man Like Mobeen and Tez O'Clock ShowLensi Photography

Tez Ilyas (Man Like Mobeen)

“Corbyn obviously. Ya dun know. Bun Boris, innit!”

 

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 Mal YoungLensi Photography

Mal Young (TV Producer)

“My heart has always been with Labour. I come from Liverpool and I’ve moved a long way away, but my heart is with them.”

 

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 ITV Central News Bob WarmanLensi Photography

Bob Warman (ITV Central)

“I don’t have any favourite, I think they’re all second-rate.”

 

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 BBC presenters Ayo Akinwolere and Sue BrownLensi Photography

Sue Brown (Documentary filmmaker)

“Neither.”

Stars on the red carpet at the Royal Television Society Midlands Awards, in Birmingham. UK. 29th November 2019 BBC Midlands Today Presenter Rebecca WoodLensi Photography

Rebecca Wood (BBC Reporter) 

“I don’t think I can answer that question!”


WATCH: Soweto Kinch on Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson


The General Election is on Thursday 12th December 2019. Polls close at 10pm. Find out where you can vote here.

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