US Election: Kanye West bags thousands of votes in 12 states

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rap mogul, , has scooped thousands of votes in at least 12 states in ongoing elections of .

While spotlights are on main contenders, President Donald and former Vice President Joe , counting Kanye’s votes is like finding needles in haystacks widely dominated by and .

West who is competing as an independent candidate announced he will be running for office of President of in July.

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our ,” he said. “I am running for president of the ! #2020VISION.”

While casting first-ever today, he tweeted: “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 shared photos from day adventure while voting in a bright blue hoodie and black sweat pants | @KanyeWest Twitter

West, however, at the time of this report, has gotten a total of 60,569 votes from just 12 out of the 50 states in the country, excluding battlegrounds like Florida, Pennsylvania, and Michigan.

He found the most success in Tennessee, winning 10,216 votes, about 0.3% of the state’s total, according to the AP tally.

Here are the other states that voted for West according to AP tally:

Arkansas (4,040 votes)

Minnesota (7,748)

Colorado (6,254)

Idaho (3,631)

Iowa (3,197)

Kentucky (6,259)

Louisiana (4,894)

Mississippi (3,131)

Oklahoma (5,590)

Utah (4,344)

Vermont (1,265)

Meanwhile, leads 238 electoral votes while has a total of 213 electoral votes, according to the AP tally as of 3:04 pm Nigerian time.