Midterm elections are less than a week away. For those who would like to see some kind of check on this Presidency, it is imperative that people get out and vote to turn congress over to the democrats. One intrepid woman decided to take matters into her own hands. Writer Jen Winston realized that she could use Tinder for good.
All it took was a little location switch.
I paid $9.99 for Tinder Plus which seemed dumb until I realized I could change my location & campaign in swing stat… https://t.co/9LUQmuv6Hz— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540650962.0
She decided to start swiping in swing states. When she matched with people, she would encourage them to vote for the democrat on November 6th.
This particular interchange starts out with the guy saying...
"Why are you so far away from me?"
To which Jen replies...
"Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Anyway are you voting for Stacey Abrams?"
Abrams is the democratic candidate for Governor in the state of Georgia and if elected, would become the first ever black woman elected as governor in the United States.
Jen even gave some guidance to her Twitter followers.
Ok now that y’all are here let’s get to work: - North Dakota - Heidi Heidkamp - Arizona - Kysten Sinema - Georgia -… https://t.co/LTjduBEKCS— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540655077.0
ALSO INDIANA - JOE DONNELLY I’m from there how could I forget!— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540691789.0
And @AndrewGillum in Florida & @PhilBredesen in Tennessee! Let's do this people 🌊— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540838950.0
Also Courtney Tritch for Congress in Indiana! Keep reminding me of others in my mentions — will add them here so w… https://t.co/ebs3icN0Vb— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540845650.0
- Tracy Mitrano in New York - Claire Mccaskill in Missouri - Abigail Spanberger in Virginia - Angie Craig in Minnes… https://t.co/N4HRQ15cqo— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540851296.0
- Liuba Grechen Shirley for Congress in New York! - David Baria for Senate in Mississippi! - Mike Espy for Senate i… https://t.co/ZSouLZ2b1y— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540852143.0
Back to the candidates! - Fred Hubbell in Iowa! - Mimi Methvin in Louisiana! - Josh Welle in New Jersey! - Max Rose in Staten Island!— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540865785.0
She encouraged people to join in on this Tinder game.
@EVML07 Join me!!!— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540654785.0
@EVML07 Yessssss ✨✨✨— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540673465.0
@jenerous OMG GENIUS. I may join Tinder just for this— Elizabeth Thorp (@Elizabeth Thorp) 1540845936.0
@ElizabethEThorp It’s probably the only reason to join tbh— jenerous (she/they) (@jenerous (she/they)) 1540846080.0
People loved the technique.
@jenerous This is the most benevolent weaponization of female beauty ever. Bravo.— ohthatpatrick (@ohthatpatrick) 1540845405.0
@jenerous Absolutely hilarious and genius.— Kate Casey (@Kate Casey) 1540915182.0
@jenerous This is hysterical! And if you're wondering, I just got home from voting for @AndrewGillum!— Governor of "New Florida" Britt Malinsky/SHP (@Governor of "New Florida" Britt Malinsky/SHP) 1540849134.0
@jenerous @ohthatpatrick This gives “Trojan Horse” a whole new meaning!— heather s. (@heather s.) 1540874548.0
People had particular states they wanted Jen to focus efforts on.
@jenerous @subbirb Oregon's governor race is close and it should NOT be - @KateBrownForOR is amazing and Knute is a… https://t.co/cLA1Jhieif— Leslie Poston, House Pfizer 🏳️🌈 (@Leslie Poston, House Pfizer 🏳️🌈) 1540876676.0
Some shared their own interactions.
@jenerous Well, i seem to have canvassed the canvasser @jessipartridge https://t.co/nEVI2neXYT— Benjamin Luke (@Benjamin Luke) 1540862371.0
@jenerous I did it too and am Swiping Right for Beto in Houston... And it's much worse than I expected. https://t.co/OTlm7PIzD9— taco bell hooks (@taco bell hooks) 1540852883.0
@jenerous One more... https://t.co/pssJducr3L— Benjamin Luke (@Benjamin Luke) 1540910178.0
And most just expressed their appreciation for what Jen was doing.
@jenerous Ingenious!— 💥Pam💥 🌺💦🌊🗽 (@💥Pam💥 🌺💦🌊🗽) 1540848705.0
@jenerous https://t.co/VgLmqZnMcu— Janet (@Janet) 1540849672.0
@jenerous @Bipartisanism OMG YOU ROCK https://t.co/VSQmesIrZn— morgaine (@morgaine) 1540845262.0
Remember, on November 6th, VOTE.