Celebrity support in UK and US election campaigns

Celebrities have tried to help political campaigns with Stevie Wonder and Clint Eastwood in the US elections, with Tracey Ullman, Kenny Everett, Eddie Izzard, Michael Caine, and Sean Connery offering public support to British politicians.

But pollster Ben Paige from ipsosMORI claimed more than 90% of people surveyed claimed celebrity endorsement would make no difference to the way they voted.

Giles Dilnot reports, with help from Richard Bacon.

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