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Rapper Kanye West files to be on New Jersey's presidential ballot

Kanye West
Posted at 2:26 PM, Jul 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-28 14:33:22-04

NEW JERSEY — Rapper Kanye West filed to be on New Jersey's presidential ballot.

He submitted his petition, with 1,327 signatures, on Monday. Only 800 signatures are required in New Jersey.

West announced his presidential campaign on July 4.

"I CAN BEAT BIDEN OFF OF WRITE INS #2020VISION," he recently tweeted.

West had "2020" shaved into his hair at first first campaign rally. During the rally, he proposed a $1 million payout to each new mothers.

He also criticized Harriet Tubman, saying she “never actually freed the slaves, she just had them work for other white people."

West has already missed the deadline to qualify for the ballot in several states.