Kanye West joins Joe Biden, Donald Trump and Jo Jorgenson on Virginia Department of Elections list of presidential candidates for the 2020 election. West is included in the Virginia Department of Election’s spreadsheet containing all general and special election candidates for Nov. 3. He is listed as an independent candidate.
The VDOE website says in order to appear on Virginia’s ballot as an independent, candidates must gather petition signatures from 5,000 qualified Virginia voters and receive a pledge and notarized oath from 13 electors.
Candidate lists are updated on Mondays when necessary.
The rapper and fashion designer tweeted out on Aug. 21 that he was on the ballot in 10 states, including Virginia.
Praise God … look at all the ballots we’re on On ?
— ye (@kanyewest) August 21, 2020