Kanye West Files to Appear on Presidential Ballot in Louisiana Just Before Deadline, Reports Say: Kanye West Files to Appear on Presidential Ballot in Louisiana Just Before Deadline, Reports Say:
US rapper and fashion designer Kanye West has filed paperwork to appear on the presidential ballot in Louisiana.
Kanye West filed the required paperwork to run for president in the Pelican State. On Friday, 21 August just ahead of the deadline, according to sources. In addition to him, more than 10 candidates have submitted applications in this state.
Unlike in many other states, in Louisiana independent candidates are not required to collect 1,000 signatures to put their names on the ballot. Instead, a candidate can pay a $500 registration fee.
Kanye West Files to Appear on Presidential Ballot in Louisiana Just Before Deadline, Reports Say
According to reports, West’s application has not yet been considered. But there is a possibility that his name will appear next to that of the current President Donald Trump. And Democratic candidate Joseph Biden and other candidates on the ballot in November.
Earlier, reports say that Kanye West’s name will not appear on the presidential ballot in Wisconsin. Because his team submitted petitions after the 5 p.m. deadline on 4 August.
West has missed the registration deadlines in a number of US states, including Texas. But we are managing to get on the ballot in Oklahoma by paying a fee.
West announced his presidential bid on 4 July. He had previously expressed support for President Donald Trump and met with him in the Oval Office in October 2018.
However, its the same in African countries artists have shown interests in joining politics. Currently in Uganda Bobi Wine has came up to challenge the current president in 2021 elections.