Celebrity Candidate Endorsements
Many celebrities have expressed support for certain candidates in the 2016 presidential election. Pictured:Actress/writer Lena Dunham speaks at a rally for Hillary Clinton in Manchester, New Hampshire, Jan. 8, 2016. Getty Images

The 2016 U.S. presidential race is really heating up with the critical Super Tuesday contests helping to further define the contenders. As the Republican and Democratic parties get closer to finding their nominees following the primary elections, celebrities have started sharing their endorsements on social media to boost support for their top pick for America's next leader.

From reality TV star Kim Kardashian supporting Hillary Clinton to actress Susan Sarandon supporting Bernie Sanders, many Hollywood celebrities seem to be leaning Democratic. But some are clearly on Team Trump or backing other leading GOP candidates. Below is a list of celebrity presidential endorsements:

Donald Trump

Real estate mogul Donald Trump says he hasn't sought any endorsements, but he's nonetheless picked some up from celebrities along the way. Singer Aaron Carter has tweeted out support for Trump, as well as former NBA player Dennis Rodman. Mike Tyson told HuffPost Live in October that he believes Trump should be president and Azealia Banks has also voiced her endorsement of the Republican front-runner. You can see some of their tweets below:

Bernie Sanders

A majority of celebrities so far have been publicly pulling for the Democratic party, but they're pretty split between candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Vermont Sen. Sanders has received endorsements from Susan Sarandon, Sarah Silverman, Emily Ratajkowski, Jason Bateman, Ronda Rousey, Seth MacFarlane and director Spike Lee.

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton's delegate count puts her on track to win the Democratic nomination, and support from Hollywood has been pouring in. Lena Dunham, Kim Kardashian, Amy Poehler, Katy Perry, Eva Longoria and Demi Lovato have all come forward to support Clinton on social media and at campaign events. Chloë Grace Moretz, Kendall Jenner, Amy Schumer and Lady Gaga have also taken Hillary's side.


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