"We are up to 65,000 registrations in a single 24-hour period since T. Swift's post", said Kamari Gutherie, director of communications for Vote.org to BuzzFeed. For comparison, 56,669 new voters were registered on the site for the entire month of August, while 190,178 registered nationwide throughout September.
Taylor Swift's decision to break her longstanding silence on politics and urge people to back Democrats in the upcoming USA mid-term elections has led to a massive spike in registrations, according to a voter advocacy group. According to Gutherie, Vote.org had 155,940 unique visitors in the last 24 hours. But as BuzzFeed outlines, the first few lyrics of the song are as follows: "I never trust a narcissist, but they love me / So I play 'em like a violin / And I make it look oh so easy".
Swift broke her silence on politics on Sunday, publicly endorsing two Democrats in Tennessee, her home state, in a post on Instagram, where she has 112m followers. These are not MY Tennessee values ...
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In Tennessee, voter registration for October has already outstripped September registration figures.
Vote.org acknowledged it was not possible to measure the direct impact of Swift's move.
Swift, who is 28, has shrewdly created a bridge to voting from that established commitment to volunteerism.
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"It's a time when human beings, if they believe something, they should talk about it, especially as I think a lot of white people are waking up, " Cam said during an event at the Grand Ole Opry celebrating Ray Charles.
"In the past I've been reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions", Swift said in her Instagram post that has now gathered over 1.8 million likes.
Bredesen, a former Governor of Tennessee, thanked Swift for her endorsement on Twitter, writing that he was "honoured" to have her support. "Running for Senate in the state of Tennessee is a woman named Marsha Blackburn", she continued.
In October 2016, 405,000 people registered on Vote.org, the largest age group being people in their 30s, said Raven Brooks, the website's chief operating officer.
Blackburn seemed unfazed by Swift's comments and even called the "Delicate" singer a "talented, young woman". Will Swift take down the political culture of celebrity endorsements the way she has taken down ex-flames and streaming-company execs? "I'm sure Taylor Swift doesn't know anything about her. Let's say that I like Taylor's music about 25% less now, OK?"
On Sunday, Swift endorsed Democrats Phil Bredesen for Senate and Jim Cooper for House of Representatives. "I've been advocating for women in equal pay since I was 19 years old and making certain that woman have the opportunity for maximum pay and have a good record on that".
Swift has been famously silent on political matters in the past, causing some to speculate an allegiance with President Donald Trump, while others skewered her for remaining quiet during the 2016 election.