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Twitch stars are lining up to stream Among Us with AOC

The Verge Monday, 19 October 2020
Twitch stars are lining up to stream Among Us with AOCRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is looking for Among Us teammates. On Twitter, Ocasio-Cortez put out an open call for people to play with “to get out the vote.” In a follow-up tweet, she shared a Twitch page for AOC with the note “getting set up!”

Her tweet has already drawn attention from streamers like Pokimane and HasanAbi. “It’d be an honor,” wrote Pokimane. As Election Day 2020 closes in, politicians have been turning to game spaces to reach prospective voters.

Last week, Democratic candidate Joe Biden’s campaign created a virtual field office in Animal Crossing: New Horizons; in September, the campaign released Biden-Harris signs in-game. Presidential candidates such as Bernie Sanders and Andrew Yang have used Twitch in an...
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News video: AOC will play Among Us with Twitch streamers to encourage voting

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to play Among Us and she’s already been getting requests from prominent Twitch streamers.The congresswoman voiced her interest in playing the party game on Twitch to encourage people to vote.Streamers began flooding into AOC’s mentions immediately and offering her a...

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