As Trump and Biden battle it out how did Kanye's run for president go?

Rapper Kanye West speaks during a meeting with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House on 11 October 2018 in Washington. (Photo: Oliver Contreras - Pool/Getty Images)
Rapper Kanye West speaks during a meeting with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House on 11 October 2018 in Washington. (Photo: Oliver Contreras - Pool/Getty Images)

In case you forgot, Kanye West also ran for president of the United States.

The 43-year-old, who entered the race in July, appeared on ballots in only 12 states.

By Wednesday afternoon, while the race for president was still hotly contested, Kanye conceded defeat with nearly 60 000 votes.

"Welp, Kanye 2024," he tweeted followed by a dove of peace emoji. He later deleted the tweet and replaced it with a similar message but this time without the word "welp" - typically used to express resignation or disappointment.

On Tuesday Kanye, still optimistic, tweeted that he would be voting for the first time in his life and it would for someone he "truly trusts". Himself.

Click "Read More" for Kanye's full election results and to see where he got the most support.

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