What role do celebrities play in the 2024 US election? California Governor Gavin Newson was asked this question Wednesday in a press scrum. “I think Taylor Swift is great and unique,” ​​he replied.

Gavin Newson discussed the message Taylor Swift sent to her followers on September 19. On Instagram, she urged them to make their voices heard in the elections and gave them the address of the site to register for the vote. The site vote.org recorded the names of 35,000 voters following the message, an increase of 22.5% from last year, and 115% among 18-year-olds.

“What she has been able to accomplish in inspiring young people to consider that they have a voice and that they should have a voice in the next election, I think is profoundly powerful,” said Gavin Newson, a member of the Democrat. I think she uses her fame wisely. »

In 2020, the song Only The Young, by Taylor Swift, was used in an advertisement for the campaign of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

The first female artist in Spotify history to reach 100 million monthly listeners, Taylor Swift has one of the most followed Instagram accounts in the world, with over 270 million followers. A documentary film about his current tour, Eras, will be released in theaters on October 13.