Kanye Says He’s Still Running for President. Here’s the Brutally Tough Math on Why He Can’t Win.

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Kanye West surprised many when he tweeted that he was running for president, and downright shocked people when he actually filed a Statement of Candidacy with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) and paid the fee to get on the ballot in Oklahoma. But if he’s truly serious, what does it actually take to run an independent presidential campaign? Let’s break down the numbers, and paint just how uphill the path forward is for Kanye 2020.

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have locked in the nominations for the two major parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, respectively. West filed his Statement of Candidacy on July 16, 2020, declaring his party affiliation
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