Billionaire media mogul Oprah Winfrey joined failed senatorial and presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s effort to cold calling voters in Texas in order to encourage them to vote in the upcoming presidential election.
“Texas. Since I can’t go knocking on people’s doors this election, I spent today talking with [Beto O’Rourke] and calling Texas voters to make sure they have a voting plan,” Winfrey wrote to her 19 million followers on Instagram. “So get ready like Christian because early voting starts TOMORROW 10/13 for the Lone Star State! Visit poweredxpeople.org to find your nearest polling place.”
Wearing a t-shirt that read “Your voice matters” in the colors of red, white, and blue, Winfrey made her first call to a man who was left starstruck by the OWN network boss. When asked how likely he was to vote in the upcoming election, his answer was “an 11.”
“You’re my first call and you’re already an