LeBron James Says Patrick Mahomes Joining Voting Rights Group ‘Means a Lot’

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) speaks during a news conference on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Miami after winning the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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Arguably the biggest name in the NFL is joining the King of the NBA in an effort to fight against voter suppression.  

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James welcomed Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes to the voting rights group called More Than A Vote and announced that the effort went live on Monday:

James said it “means a lot” to have Mahomes join the efforts, and the Super Bowl MVP responded in kind:

The More Than A Vote website explains, “We are Black athletes and artists working together. Our priority right now is combating systemic, racist voter suppression by educating, energizing, and protecting our community in 2020.”

Those who visit the website can check their voter registration and sign up for more information.

This comes after Mahomes and Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu spoke to reporters about how they want to lead a voter registration effort. They also said they hav