Kanye West was one in all the third-party candidates operating in the 2020 presidential election. He ran Independent and was solely on a small variety of states’ ballots. So far, he has been recorded as receiving greater than 60,000 votes in the election.
Deadline reported that he was on 12 state ballots and as of 1:30 p.m. Eastern, he had 60,761 votes. This will probably be near his remaining tally, as most of the states the place he acquired votes have been over 90% counted in keeping with AP’s outcomes.
Tennessee Delivered the Most Votes to West for President & California Delivered Him Vice Presidential Votes
Here are the votes as far as reported by Decision Desk as of two p.m. Eastern. You may also see an total map of the election outcomes earlier than that, courtesy of Heavy’s companions at Decision Desk HQbeneath:
- Arkansas: 4,037
- California: 33,822 (he was on the VP ticket with Roque De La Fuente)
- Colorado: 6,274
- Idaho: 3,631
- Iowa: 3,386
- Kentucky: 6,259
- Louisiana: 4,894
- Minnesota: 8,269
- Mississippi: 3,086
- Oklahoma: 5,590
- Tennessee: 10,256
- Utah: 4,344
- Vermont: 1,393
You can click on on every state in the Decision Desk map beneath to see what number of votes West is at the moment listed as having per state.
Of be aware is the giant vote depend from California. This is because of Kanye West being the Vice President on Roque De La Fuente’s ticket. So these aren’t presidential votes, however vice presidential votes. De La Fuente ran with the American Independent Party, and West appeared stunned to be on the poll, Billboard reported. West wrote in a tweet in October: “I’m campaigning to be the subsequent president of our nice nation — not vice chairman… The political get together in California that listed my title as its VP candidate has executed so with out my information. Californians, I ask on your vote for president and urge you to write down in ‘Kanye West.'”
Markham Robinson, chair of the AIP government committee, instructed Billboard his title was on the poll as a result of he had high-profile connections and is common.
De La Fuente instructed Billboard that he was in opposition to having West listed as his operating mate and it was not his alternative. He stated: “They selected me as the prime of the ticket they usually regarded inside their construction and picked Mr. West as vice chairman.”
Aside from California’s VP choice, Tennessee delivered the most votes to West with greater than 10,000, in keeping with Decision Desk numbers.
West conceded the election on Wednesday.
He Hosted a Rally in July
Via a livestream, I’m protecting what is going to purportedly be @kanyewest‘s first presidential marketing campaign rally, taking place as we speak in North Charleston, South Carolina.
2020 continues to be a memorable yr. pic.twitter.com/8VTJT9MlZB
— Meg Kinnard (@MegKinnardAP) July 19, 2020
West hosted his first and solely marketing campaign rally in July. The rally was solely attended by a restricted quantity of people that have been capable of register early. The rally was at the Exquis Event Center in North Charleston, South Carolina,Politico reported. People attending have been instructed they might be required to put on masks and social distance. They additionally needed to signal a legal responsibility launch kind for doable publicity to COVID-19. West himself didn’t put on a masks throughout the rally.
The crowd was made up of largely younger folks,Post and Courier reported, and many individuals signed a petition to get West on the poll whereas they waited in line.