-he has since conceded defeat in a tweet which showed his silhouette against a map of the US.
Kanye West has vowed to go try again in the 2024 US presidential election, never letting his political ambition be defeated.
The 43-yo rapper, mounted an election campaign this year which was full of controversy as he shared intimate details of his marriage to Kim Kardashian in an attempt to court votes.
Kanye’s presidential bid had all but fizzled out as Americans took to the polls yesterday, but his name was present on several ballot sheets across the country.
He has since conceded defeat in a tweet which showed his silhouette against a map of the US.
Kanye vowed to try again in four years time writing: “WELP KANYE 2024.”
He was also listed as an Independent candidate and candidate for the Birthday Party in several other states
He was on the ballot in states including Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Minnesota, Arkansas, Idaho and Kentucky.
One of the states which featured Kanye on the ballot was Vermont, which listed him as an independent and reports suggest he brought in around 1,200 votes – around 0.3% of the state’s total.
Yesterday, Kanye took to Twitter to declare he was going to vote in his first ever presidential election, and he was voting for himself.
God is so good. Today I am voting for the first time in my life for the President of the United States, and it’s for someone I truly trust…me.
Kanye also bizarrely tweeted pictures of himself in the voting booth and even one shot showing him filling in his ballot.