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Kanye West has filed to appear on Kentucky’s presidential ballot

Secretary of State Michael Adams tweeted a photo of the paperwork Friday afternoon.
Secretary of State Michael Adams tweeted a photo of the paperwork Friday afternoon.(WKYT/Secretary of State Michael Adams)
Published: Sep. 4, 2020 at 3:19 PM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) – A tweet sent from Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams appears to show paperwork filed by Kanye West’s representatives to appear on the state of Kentucky’s presidential ballot.

Friday at 4 p.m. is the deadline for independent candidates to submit required paperwork, which includes a $500 filing fee and the submission of at least 5,000 signatures.

A follow-up tweet from the Secretary of State says that his “staff is diligently reviewing this filing, including an estimated 19,000 signatures, to determine whether Mr. West has qualified to appear [on the ballot.]”

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