While he missed the ballot for most states, he is asking voters to write in his name. He did appear on the California ballot as a vice presidential candidate for the American Independent Party with Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente Guerra as the presidential candidate.
To coincide with his 2020 run, he has launched a line of Vote Kanye merch, including hats and hoodies, which have resulted in over $860,000 in sales.
Kanye, who recently reactivated his Instagram account, is confident he will make a great president, even if it doesn’t happen until 2024.
“The reason why I know eventually — eventually could be three months, eventually could be three and a half years — the reason why I eventually will make a great president is because I’m sensitive,” he told The New York Times. “I’m here to serve. Even as a Gemini, I feel the energy in the room, I read body language, I read this energy, and I hurt. I hurt for the country, I hurt not just Black people, but all people of America. And I hurt for all people of the world.”