‘Dancing with the Stars’: How to vote for your favorite couple as ‘DWTS’ double elimination looms

Dancing with the Stars” is just weeks away from crowning the season 28 winner. The November 4 episode of “DWTS” may well conclude with a double elimination. The only way to keep your favorite couple in the contest is to vote for them during the live show. You’ve only got till the last ad break so you have to be ready to cast your ballot. We’ve got all the info you need, including the telephone numbers for texting and the website address for online voting.

ABC gives you 20 votes per week: 10 for texting and 10 for online. Voting begins as soon as the show starts on Monday at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. Voting ends when all seven couples are done dancing. You can give one celebrity all of your votes or spread them around among the lucky seven stars still in the running for the Mirrorball trophy. (If you’re watching the taped show in the Mountain and Pacific time zones you won’t get to vote.)

Before you can vote online, you’ll need to sign up for a OneID account (via Facebook or with email address validation) and be over 18 and living in the U.S. or Puerto Rico. To vote via text, just do the following:

Text ALLY to 21523 to vote for Ally Brooke
Text HANNAH to 21523 to vote for Hannah Brown
Text JAMES to 21523 to vote for James Van Der Beek
Text KATE to 21523 to vote for Kate Flannery
Text KEL to 21523 to vote for Kel Mitchell
Text LAUREN to 21523 to vote for Lauren Alaina
Text SEAN to 21523 to vote for Sean Spicer

We know at least one couple will be sent packing based on their total votes and judges scores in week 8. Who do you think it will be? Be sure to make your predictions so that the contestants can see how they’re faring in our racetrack odds. Keep changing your predictions until just before the next episode airs every Monday on ABC. You’ll compete to win a spot on our leaderboard and eternal bragging rights. See our contest rules and sound off with other fans in our reality TV forum. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.

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