Kanye West Election Results: 60,000 Votes in 12 States

The rapper conceded and turned his attention to 2024

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Kanye West arrives at the Bottega Veneta Salon 01 London collection presentation in October 2019.
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We’re still waiting on final vote counts in some key battleground states before we find out who our next president will be, but we know who it won’t be: rapper Kanye West conceded last night after getting just roughly 60,000 votes in 12 different states.

Earlier on Election Night, West tweeted out a video showing him voting (for the first time in his life) in Wyoming, casting a write-in vote for himself. However, that vote won’t actually be counted towards his final tally unless he files additional paperwork, because Wyoming counts its write-in votes as generic write-in votes unless the candidate wins or files paperwork and pays a fee to the state, which West has not done.

Later in the evening, he tweeted what appeared to be an admission of defeat as well as plans to give it another go in four years, writing simply “KANYE 2024.”

See below for West’s final state-by-state vote count, according to the Associated Press.

Arkansas: 4,040
Colorado: 6,127
Idaho: 3092
Iowa: 3,197
Kentucky: 6,259
Louisiana: 4,894
Minnesota: 7,654
Mississippi: 3,117
Oklahoma: 5,590
Tennessee: 10,195
Utah: 4,311
Vermont: 1,255

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