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Twitch turns from video games to politics with voter drive

The Twitch Interactive Inc. logo is arranged for a photograph in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Inc. is buying video service Twitch Interactive Inc. for more than $1 billion in its biggest acquisition ever, adding an online gathering place for video gamers, people with knowledge of the plans said. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The video game streaming site will mark National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, with broadcasts touting real-life civic activity.

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