Barbie relaunches Yara Shahidi ‘vote’ doll ahead of elections

Doll ships Oct. 9

New Barbie promotes voting
New Barbie promotes voting (Mattel)

This new Barbie doll is encouraging people to vote.

It’s a relaunch of Mattel’s Shero Doll featuring activist and actress Yara Shahidi.

But, it’s getting a fashion makeover.

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This Barbie wears a T-shirt that says “vote.”

Mattel says this doll will be available to ship Oct. 9, just in time for election day.