Making headlines in the media is part of the daily life of the young congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, which has used the popularity of the networks and video games to enjoy a game of Among Us, to urge its followers to go out and vote in the US presidential elections on November 3.
The New York legislator debuted like this in the plataforma Twitch in a transmission that was seen simultaneously by 430,000 people, an audience that placed his presentation among the 20 largest on that website, according to the press.
Before, the representative of the liberal democrat wing He had invited his followers through his Twitter account to join him in this adventure.
“Someone wants to play Among Us with me on Twitch and motivate people to vote? (I have never played, but it seems very fun) “he wrote in Spanish and English and also reported that he already had his channel on that platform.
Ocasio Cortez, of Puerto Rican origin and the youngest to reach the Congress of the United States, he played with some users and with his partner in Congress, Ilhan Omar, of Somali origin, both elected in 2018.
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Other politicians in the game
The congresswoman is not the only one in politics to have an account in that gaming platform, which emerged in 2011 and was acquired by Amazon three years later.
In this way he joined the Democratic candidate for the presidency Joe Biden, Senator and former White House candidate for that party Bernie Sanders and President Donald Trump.
Among US, very popular in recent months, is a game in which the participants have characters that must fix a spaceship, but the objective is discover impostors who are dedicated to sabotaging these tasks and killing their companions.
The congresswoman played for three and a half hours – in which he had 4.5 million reproductions – while he was talking about the game but also about voting, the purpose of that transmission.
He has also been holding massive events in Queens and Bronx counties, which he represents, to register voters and urge them to go to the polls on November 3, in an election in which Biden seeks the presidency and Trump for re-election.
Among Us has proliferated in the middle of the quarantine by the coronavirus and has placed it at the top in popularity, along with other games.