one other election day, one other evening time inside the spotlight for “chartthrob” Steve Kornacki and his signature khakis.
The NBC information and MSNBC character, who obtained over viewers collectively with his exhaustive safety of the presidential election in November 2020, has returned to ship the outcomes of this 12 months’s midterm elections.
“properly I simply misplaced Powerball, so i assume I’ll be working tonight,” he tweeted Tuesday. “First polls shut at 6pm EST and we’ll be reside from then till…who’s aware of when? It’ll be a journey, hope you’ll tune in and be part of alongside.”
Rocking a up up to now pair of khaki pants, a white button-down shirt and an intact (for now) tie, Kornacki started his safety Tuesday afternoon on MSNBC trying on the races in Massachusetts and the abortion measure in Kansas. however Twitter prospects are already celebrating the knowledge king’s return.
“comfortable Steve Kornacki appreciation day to all that commemorate,” tweeted one other commenter.
by the 2020 presidential election, Twitter had an superior deal of affection for Kornacki and CNN’s John King, who stored viewers agency as outcomes trickled in. Kornacki‘s safety caught the eye of mannequin and creator Chrissy Teigen, who was impressed by the knowledge analyst’s on-air endurance.
“I actually dunno how Steve stays to be going however im bout to die,” Teigen tweeted.
Kornacki’s time inside the limelight proved profitable, however not solely for him. The hole confirmed to The occasions in November 2020 that gross sales of its customary khaki pants surged after it was revealed that Kornacki wore them on election day.
“We noticed a dramatic enhance in on-line visitors and inside a day, the quantity of Straight match Palomino Brown khakis we purchased on-line went up ninety%,” a area of curiosity spokesperson mentioned on the time.
Months after the 2020 election, Kornacki recommitted to NBC information and MSNBC, signing a multimillion-dollar contract with guardian agency NBCUnversal in might 2021. With a quantity of new gigs beneath the 4-12 months deal, Kornacki’s followers obtained’t want to rely upon simply election day to take heed to his evaluation.
See what else followers are saying about Kornacki’s return to the spotlight beneath: