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Kanye West fails to qualify for presidential ballot in South Carolina

West has missed the registration deadlines in a number of US states, including Texas, but has recently got on the ballot in Oklahoma by paying a fee

Kanye West with US President Donald Trump

The US President said West 'could very well be' future presidential material. Photo: Reuters

American rapper Kanye West on Monday failed to submit any of the 10,000 signatures needed to appear in the presidential ballot from South Carolina, Sputnik reported citing local media.

Quoting a spokesperson for the state Election Commission Chris Whitmire, Palametto Politics stated neither West nor any representative from his campaign had delivered the petition by the time the deadline passed at noon.

Whitmire added that no "late registration" will be allowed.

On Sunday, West staged his first electoral rally in South Carolina and

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First Published: Jul 21 2020 | 8:44 AM IST

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