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OTRC: Paul McCartney endorses Barack Obama (Video)

Paul McCartney appears in a November 5 video with his band urging his fans to take part in the presidential election. (YouTube.com/watch?v=1pfbe9GzPyg)

Paul McCartney may not be taking part in the presidential voting process, but he's taking a stance and urging his fans to "vote Obama."

McCartney, 70, appeared in a YouTube video on November 5, urging his fans to take part in the November 6 presidential election.

The singer and personality appeared alongside his band mates in a short, 40 second video that encourages Americans to exercise their democratic right to vote.

"This is a message to our North American fans mainly," McCartney said in the 43 second video. "As you know, tomorrow, November the sixth, is voting day, and we would like to urge you to get out there and vote - it's very important."

"Three of the guys are American, in the band, and they voted already," McCartney continued. "Do you know who they voted for? Obama. And this is who we think you should vote for. Tell all your friends, get all your mates, let's get him back into office. Vote Obama."

The law states that only U.S. citizens can vote in federal U.S. elections. McCartney, who is a British citizen, also Tweeted the link to the video to his over 1 million followers.

"Paul McCartney sends his support to @BarackObama @TheDemocrats #Election2012," he Tweeted on November 5.

A number of celebrities have stepped forward to get their voices heard for the 2012 election, openly supporting their candidate of choice. See which of your favorite celebrities are Democrats and Republicans (Photos).

Watch Paul McCartney's video below.

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