Gabriel Boric's election as Chile's next president is a win for progressives and Swifties alike.
Boric, 35, a former student protest leader, won the runoff vote against far-right candidate José Antonio Kast on Sunday. Boric will be Chile's youngest and most left-leaning president. His campaign included proposals to cancel student debt, raise taxes on the rich and further environmental protection efforts.
Boric's supporters include Taylor Swift fans — he has worn the iconic cardigan merch released with Swift's album "Folklore" and posed with a print-out of Swift's face superimposed on Jesus' body. In August, Boric tweeted, "I feel #Swiftie."
In a video posted days before the election, Chilean Swift fans approached Boric and asked, "Are you a Swiftie or not?"
In response, Boric pulled out a small photo of Swift and showed it to the camera.
Boric also won the support of K-pop fans when he was spotted holding photos of the singer Jeongyeon, a member of the girl group TWICE, and Han Jisung of the South Korean boy band Stray Kids.
"Greetings to Orbits," he said, referring to the name for Loona fans.
Boric is also a nu metal fan, and photos of him wearing merch for bands like Tool, Rammstein, Deftones and Nine Inch Nails have gained traction online.
In a televised video call with outgoing President Sebastián Piñera, Boric said, "I am going to give the best of me to rise to this tremendous challenge."
And it appears he has the support of Swifties, K-pop fans and nu metal enthusiasts alike.