The US congresswoman stars in one of the most watched streams playing ‘Among Us’
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (better known as AOC)In addition to being the youngest congresswoman in the United States, she can now also boast of being one of the successful streamers on Twitch.
AOC created his account on the platform and gained hundreds of thousands of followers without having started a stream, promising that he would hold a game of ‘Among Us’ in a gesture to make viewers aware of going to the polls.
Here we goooo https://t.co/nZap5fuerN
– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) October 21, 2020
Campaign on Twitch and Animal Crossing
The US congresswoman kept her promise a few hours ago and (according to Twitch) reached 439,000 spectators in the first game, reaching 350,000 viewers after two hours of play.
highlights from the @AOC among us stream – my love for this woman knows no bounds ? https://t.co/aZErKVAlVw pic.twitter.com/OCa06KMuob
– lindsay (@levlinds) October 21, 2020
In this way, AOC has become 5th most watched individual person in Twitch history. As we can see in SportRush, the Twitch podium for “streamers only” is as follows:
They are amazing figures, especially if we consider that we are talking about a new profile on Twitch of a person who comes from the world of politics. In addition to demonstrate that there are “new” ways to campaign, this success makes us wonder what kind of strategies we will see in the years to come.
He already exceeds 538,000 followers on his Twitch account
With just one game (It is posted on his profile, three and a half hours long), AOC currently already exceeds 538,000 followers on his Twitch account. At the time of this writing, his first game has more than 4.5 million views.
on Biden’s Island #AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch pic.twitter.com/P6frJ1RJRm
–A (@AmbarOlive) October 19, 2020
A few years ago it would have seemed surreal to think of a politician streaming video games in the middle of the campaign.to electoral. Another good example is found at the beginning of last month, when Joe Biden and Kamala Harris began the campaign asking for the vote within ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’.