The Evening Standard is reporting that Kanye West has qualified to appear on the presidential ballot in Oklahoma. This means that the entertainer and fashion designer has secured a spot on the final day before the deadline passed.
According to the report, West filed the paperwork on Wednesday. It means he could appear on the ballot as an independent candidate in at least one state during November’s US election. He would be up against Republican president, Donald Trump and Democratic Party challenger, Joe Biden.
While West has qualified for the ballot in Oklahoma, the deadline has already passed in many states, including key battlegrounds such as North Carolina and New Hampshire. Confusion remains over his bid for the White House after New York Magazine’s Intelligencer reported West adviser Steve Kramer saying “he’s out”.
News of West’s Oklahoma development came after a political committee named Kanye 2020 filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The statement organisation form states West is the committee’s candidate in November’s election and lists his ranch in Wyoming as its address.
SOURCE: Evening Standard