The results of the 2020 presidential election have yet to be decided, but one thing is certain that Kanye West will not reside in the Oval Office as of January 20, 2021.
The presidential candidate turned rapper officially ended his campaign just after midnight on Wednesday. “WELP” he tweeted along with a shaded map of the United States with the winners of the evening (without Kanye’s name among them).
Although Kanye did not receive any electoral college votes, he did a bit better in the popular vote. Out of the 12 states where his name appeared on the ballot, he won 50,000 total votes.
Kanye has been teasing his running for president since 2015, but he officially took his hat off ahead of the 2020 election on July 4. His first (and only) campaign event was It was held in South Carolina two weeks later, but eventually became chaotic after some attendees challenged Kanye’s views on abortion, religion and Harriet Tubman. It was later revealed that Kanye was working with conservative members affiliated with Trump, sparking speculation that the Trump campaign was underwriting Kanye in an attempt to draw votes from Joe Biden – despite the numbers votes never support this theory. Meanwhile, Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian-West, said her husband is going through a bipolar phase and asks the public to give her family “compassion and empathy” as they seek help. of Kanye that he needs.
Though unsuccessful in 2020, Kanye Was keep the door open for four years from now:
WELP KANYE 2024 🕊 pic.twitter.com/tJOZcxdArb
– yes (@kanyewest) November 4, 2020