Taylor Swift's Instagram Post Spurred Thousands to Register to Vote

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"We are up to 65,000 registrations in a single 24-hour period since T. Swift's post", Kamari Guthrie, director of communications for Vote.org, told BuzzFeed News. "Vote.org saw (Tennessee) registrations spike specifically since Swift's post".

President Donald Trump fired back at pop star Taylor Swift (shown above) for her unexpected endorsement of Democratic congressional candidates in her home state of Tennessee.

By comparison, the site recorded 57,000 new registrations in all of August and 190,000 last month.

"I can not vote for someone who will not be willing to fight for dignity for ALL Americans, no matter their skin color, gender or who they love", Swift wrote, saying she would vote for Democrats Phil Bredesen for the U.S. Senate and Jim Cooper for the House of Representatives. "I'm sure Taylor Swift doesn't know anything about her", Trump told a pool of reporters.

"What I used to love about Taylor Swift is she stayed away from politics", Charlie Kirk, founder of the conservative non-profit student organization Turning Point, said on Fox News television on Monday.

Taylor Swift appears at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas in May.

"As much as I have in the past and would like to continue voting for women in office, I can not support Marsha Blackburn", Swift wrote.

"I can not vote for someone who will not be willing to fight for dignity for ALL Americans, no matter their skin colour, gender or who they love", she said. Her voting record in Congress appalls and terrifies me.

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He said: "Marsha Blackburn is doing a very good job in Tennessee".

The Speak Now singer said she was a supporter of gay rights and women's rights, and against racism.

"These are not MY Tennessee values", Swift wrote.

Swift wrote that the Tennessee Republican's voting record "appalls and terrifies" her, noting that Blackburn opposes reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act and supports businesses that decline to serve gay couples due to their religious views. As much as I have in the past and would like to continue voting for women in office, I can not support Marsha Blackburn.

She endorsed former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen, Blackburn's opponent in the contest, and longtime Nashville Democratic Rep. She also believes they should not have the right to marry.

"These are not MY Tennessee values", the "Fearless" singer said online.

Of the roughly 240,000 people who have registered on Vote.org for the upcoming midterm elections on November 6, almost half, or about 102,000, are between the ages of 18 and 29, the website found.

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