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Nearly One In Five Americans Believe In Taylor Swift Election Theory

Nearly one fifth of Americans believe Taylor Swift is involved in the conspiracy theory to help president Joe Biden be re-elected in November, a new poll has found.

Released on Tuesday by the Monmouth University, the poll found of the 18 per cent of American who believed in the theory, 71 per cent of those identified with, or leaned towards the Republican Party and 83 per cent said they were likely to support former president Donald Trump at the election.

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“The supposed Taylor Swift psyop conspiracy has legs among a decent number of Trump supporters,” Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute said.

“Even many who hadn’t heard about it before we polled them accept the idea as credible. Welcome to the 2024 election.”

About 46 per cent of respondants said they had heard something about the conspiracy which gained more attention ahead of Super Bowl LVIII, iin which Swift’s boyfriend, Travis Kelce, played in  as the Kansas City Chiefs’ tight. 

The theories extended into some believing the Chiefs’ victory was plotted, so that Swift could ensorse Mr Biden, swinging the 2024 election in his favour. 

When it came to respondants’ feelings towards Swift, 39 per cent said thy had a favourable impression of the singer, while only 13 per cent held an unfavourbale approach and 43 per cent had no opinion.

More women, 35 per cent, were fans of Swift compared to men, 22 per cent while those aged 35-55 made up the most of her fans, 36 per cent.

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The polling was conducted from February 8 to 12, 2024, and surveyed 902 adults in the United States via telephone.

You can read the full report on the Monmouth website.

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