Kanye West’s electoral campaign raised a total of $14,538,989. Kanye ran under the banner of Birthday Party. He focused his campaign on Christian values, fiscal conservatism, and criminal justice reforms. Along with that, he spent around $7.5 Million on ballot access. However, Kanye was on the ballot only in 12 states. Moreover, the traditional campaign relies on television, radio, and digital advertising. He garnered around 66,000 votes, and it averages that every voter costs him $200. The financial documents have been released after his divorce from reality star Kim Kardashian. The 2020 presidential elections have cost the rapper/fashion designer around $12.5 Million.Image Credit: L'OFFICIEL USA
Since Kanye West has contested for the 2020 presidential elections, the star has landed in controversies. Initially, it was speculated that his wife Kim Kardashian isn’t happy with the decision. However, she didn’t comment on the matter. In the past couple of months, rumors were pouring in about the divorce between the American power couple. A few days ago, the news poured in that Kim Kardashian has filed a divorce case, and finally, the rumors have turned out to be true. It is also said that the reason behind the divorce is Kanye’s decision to contest the election. They were also rumors that Kanye is dating Makeup artist Jeffree Star, but she denied the rumors and said that it is the ridiculous thing she has ever heard. There’s an agreement between Kim and Kanye over the custody of the kids, as they will stay with Kim, but Kanye would be allowed to meet them whenever he wants to.
Kanye West spent $12.5 Million for failed presidential campaign in 2020. He was only able to collect $2 Million for the fund and has spent around $12.5 million from his pocket. However, the rapper didn’t find any success in winning the elections and was able to get 60,000 votes from 12 states. The Federal Election Commission has released the report of the financial documents. The celebrity star self-funded the major part of his run for president. He was able to only raise around $2 Million from outside contributors.