Grammy-winning singer Patti Austin has bid to get Georgia’s vote with a new song posted by the Politics Action Committee Maidas Touch.
The January 5 vote could determine whether Senate Democrat or Republican Mitch McConnell has a majority leader.
“I know you’re tired of washing your hands and wearing a mask / but you can save the planet’s ass!” Austin sang the big-band spoofing song.
“Georgia, we’re all looking forward to it if you leave the Confederation,” he continued. “Well, welcome to the 21st century!”
As the song flowed, he vamped and said, “Keunon is conspiring, take the vote away from me!”
– Maidas Touch.com (Maidas Touch) December 17, 2020
Georgia’s historic November vote played a key role in electing Joe Biden to the presidency – a state that has not favored a Democratic presidential nominee since Bill Clinton in 1992. Biden polled 1 electoral vote in the state, beating Donald Trump by 12.6 votes.
Progressives are holding their breath that Georgia could turn to its left through a run-off election that would determine control of the U.S. Senate. Democrats Jose Osof and Rev. Rafael Warnock are facing off in the final battle against incumbents David Perdu and Kelly Lofler, both of whom have internal business allegations.
“The entertainment industry will play a key role in sending Democrats to Georgia or keeping it under Republican control,” Democratic adviser Fred Hicks told reporters. Different Last month.
But with the presidential election becoming a Democrat, when most of the power in the state government is in the hands of Republicans, Audrey Haynes, an associate professor of political science at the University of Georgia, says the state is effectively a purple state.
“A state becomes bluer in different ways; He explained exactly what the tipping point was, “he says.” But we’re getting purple because of different things. Part of it is you have this new business [that] They are coming and it is keeping young people in the state. And the film industry is one of the things that keeps young people here. “
An example of this noise came when Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane appeared on November 19 and during the Verge Streaming battle between Gigi, Abram appeared to confirm their voter registration for the January 5 Georgia Senate runoff election.