Rap star Kanye West has missed voter registration deadlines for presidential bid

Rap star Kanye West has missed voter registration deadlines for presidential bid

- Rapper Kanye West’s decision to run for president in the US may be dead on arrival

- This became evident after it was revealed that the rapper missed voter registration deadlines

- West missed out on his chance to meet registration deadlines in six states across the country

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American rapper Kanye West’s dream to become the next president of the United States of America (USA) may have suffered some major setbacks following recent revelations making the rounds in the online community.

According to reports by NME, the business mogul missed the voter registration deadline in some states. This means the intending president missed the chance to appear on the ballot paper in six states across the country.

West had taken his fans and followers on social media by surprise after he took to his official Twitter page, on Saturday, July 5, to reveal his intention to run for president.

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The rapper in his post noted that he hopes to make a run for the seat of power in November, going up against incumbent President Donald Trump and possible Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

Rap star Kanye West has missed voter registration deadlines for presidential bid

Rap star Kanye West and wife Kim Kardashian-West. Photo: Instagram/@kimkardashian
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"We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States," West tweeted at his followers.

However, the Ye crooner failed to register as an independent candidate in North Carolina by March 3, Texas by May 11 and May 26 in New York, Ballotpedia reports.

Similarly, West missed the deadline in Maine set for June 1, June 25 for New Mexico and June 30 for Indiana.

Ballotpedia further reported that the rapper is still eligible to register in states such as South Carolina, Florida, Missouri, Colorado and Michigan where the deadlines fall in July.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the rapper joined other entertainment public figures who donated huge amounts to the Black Lives Matter cause. West donated $2 million (N776.4m) to support the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.

The rapper also established an education plan to fully cover college tuition for Floyd's 6-year-old daughter, Gianna.

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