Taylor Swift's political Instagram post causes spike in voter registration, organization says

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 28: Taylor Swift performs during her '1989' World Tour at ANZ Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

(FOX NEWS) - New voter registration has surged in the wake of pop superstar Taylor Swift’s rare political statement on Sunday.

Fox News obtained data from vote.org on Tuesday that shows new voter registration spiked nationwide, and in her home state of Tennessee, after the singer’s post.

Kamari Guthrie, the director of communications for Vote.org, told BuzzFeed News that the organization was “up to 65,000 registrations in a single 24-hour period” since Swift’s post.

Vote.org said 56,669 people registered nationwide in August, and 190,178 registered in September.

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