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Donald Trump's kids forgot to register to vote. Don't make the same mistake.

Eric and Ivanka Trump didn't register in time to vote in next week's New York primary. Whoops!

Eric and Ivanka Trump spend a lot of time with their dad, Donald.

They're practically inseparable.

Whether that's on the campaign trail, attending high-end galas, or holding gigantic scissors, you can usually find them by his side.


Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Trump SoHo.

But there's one thing they won't be doing with their dad: voting for him.

It turns out the two billionaires-to-be forgot to register to vote.

OOOOOOOPS!

In order to vote in New York's primary election on April 19, they needed to have registered by March 25, a deadline they both missed.

"They were unaware of the rules and they didn't register in time," Papa Trump said on Fox News. "So they feel very, very guilty. They feel very guilty but it's fine."

Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images.

And while there's a snowball's chance in heck that their two votes would have made much of a difference (though it's tough to feel too torn up about Donald Trump receiving two fewer votes), this is a good reminder for the rest of us to get to know our voting laws and registration dates.

Do you know when your state is holding its primary? Do you know the registration date? Are you FREAKING OUT RIGHT NOW?

Here's a quick breakdown of some of the upcoming primaries.

Data from Rock the Vote.

And more specific details (like how to register, for example) can be found at Rock the Vote's website.

Has the registration deadline already passed for your state?

And does that have you feeling all "Charlie Brown-y?"

GIF from "A Charlie Brown Valentine."

Lucky for you, there's still plenty of time (no matter what state you're in) to register for the general election!

And what better time is there to register than right now while it's still on your mind? (Go on, do it. Doooooo it.)

Because registering to vote (and voting come Election Day) will have you all like:

GIF from "30 Rock."

When it comes to the general election, don’t be like Eric and Ivanka Trump. Register to vote.

Because whether you're a Democrat, Republican, or something else altogether, you should vote. Democracy works better when we all participate!

Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images.

Joy

1991 blooper clip of Robin Williams and Elmo is a wholesome nugget of comedic genius

Robin Williams is still bringing smiles to faces after all these years.

Robin Williams and Elmo (Kevin Clash) bloopers.

The late Robin Williams could make picking out socks funny, so pairing him with the fuzzy red monster Elmo was bound to be pure wholesome gold. Honestly, how the puppeteer, Kevin Clash, didn’t completely break character and bust out laughing is a miracle. In this short outtake clip, you get to see Williams crack a few jokes in his signature style while Elmo tries desperately to keep it together.

Williams has been a household name since what seems like the beginning of time, and before his death in 2014, he would make frequent appearances on "Sesame Street." The late actor played so many roles that if you were ask 10 different people what their favorite was, you’d likely get 10 different answers. But for the kids who spent their childhoods watching PBS, they got to see him being silly with his favorite monsters and a giant yellow canary. At least I think Big Bird is a canary.

When he stopped by "Sesame Street" for the special “Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake” in 1991, he was there to show Elmo all of the wonderful things you could do with a stick. Williams turns the stick into a hockey stick and a baton before losing his composure and walking off camera. The entire time, Elmo looks enthralled … if puppets can look enthralled. He’s definitely paying attention before slumping over at the realization that Williams goofed a line. But the actor comes back to continue the scene before Elmo slinks down inside his box after getting Williams’ name wrong, which causes his human co-star to take his stick and leave.

The little blooper reel is so cute and pure that it makes you feel good for a few minutes. For an additional boost of serotonin, check out this other (perfectly executed) clip about conflict that Williams did with the two-headed monster. He certainly had a way of engaging his audience, so it makes sense that even after all of these years, he's still greatly missed.

This article originally appeared on 08.21.18


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