Rap Hip Hop icon Kanye West amassed just over 60,000 votes as a Presidential candidate in the US Presidential election.
West appeared on the ballot in 12 states, missing the filing deadline in most others. He gathered the most votes 10,188 – in Tennessee.
The 43-year-old rapper has conceded after his self-styled “Birthday Party” collected just 60,000 votes out of an estimated total of 160 million.
Another independent, Libertarian Jo Jorgensen, made a much stronger showing – claiming more than 1.5 million votes.
Hold on to your hats because West’s political career may not be over yet. He tweeted “Kanye 2024” this week, signalling another bid to come.