Steve Kornacki, and his khakis, return for midterm elections

One other election day, one other night time within the highlight for “chartthrob” Steve Kornacki and his signature khakis.

The NBC Information and MSNBC persona, who gained over viewers along with his exhaustive protection of the presidential election in November 2020, has returned to ship the outcomes of this yr’s midterm elections.

“Well I just lost Powerball, so I guess I’ll be working tonight,” he tweeted Tuesday. “First polls close at 6pm EST and we’ll be live from then until…who knows when? It’ll be a journey, hope you’ll tune in and join along.”

Rocking a contemporary pair of khaki pants, a white button-down shirt and an intact (for now) tie, Kornacki started his protection Tuesday afternoon on MSNBC trying on the races in Massachusetts and the abortion measure in Kansas. However Twitter customers are already celebrating the info king’s return.

“Happy Election Day to all my steve kornacki girlies,” a Twitter consumer wrote on Monday, sharing a video edit of the journalist pointing to his whiteboard set to Flo Milli’s “Beef FloMix.”

“Happy Steve Kornacki appreciation day to all that celebrate,” tweeted one other commenter.

In the course of the 2020 presidential election, Twitter had loads of love for Kornacki and CNN’s John King, who stored viewers firm as outcomes trickled in. Kornacki‘s coverage caught the attention of model and author Chrissy Teigen, who was impressed by the data analyst’s on-air endurance.

“I honestly dunno how Steve is still going but im bout to die,” Teigen tweeted.

Kornacki’s time within the limelight proved profitable, however not only 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 saw a dramatic increase in online traffic and within a day, the number of Straight Fit Palomino Brown khakis we sold online went up 90%,” a Hole spokesperson mentioned on the time.

Months after the 2020 election, Kornacki recommitted to NBC Information and MSNBC, signing a multimillion-dollar contract with mum or dad firm NBCUnversal in Could 2021. With a number of new gigs beneath the four-year deal, Kornacki’s followers gained’t must depend on simply election day to listen to his evaluation.

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