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Why Christian Slater's Vote Didn't Count

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Stars—they're just like us! Even movie star Christian Slater ran into issues trying to vote in Miami-Dade County this November 6.

You can't say he didn't try. Slater live-tweeted all the problems he faced trying to cast a vote:

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But after all that, Slater received a letter in the mail letting him know that the provisional vote that he ended up casting didn't count for anything. Slater posted a letter that he received letting him know that his vote didn't count because his signature on the ballot envelope didn't match the one on his voter registration (he later took the letter down from Twitter, but Buzzfeed saved the image). Note that letter also called him "Christina," which inspires all sorts of confidence in our democratic institutions: