Kanye West is suing Ohio chief electoral officer Frank LaRose after being denied a spot on the state presidential ballot. Indeed, Frank LaRose, Republican, rejected a petition of nearly 15,000 signatures and other election documents from Kanye West, citing erroneous information about the documents submitted.
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According to the Hollywood Reporter, lawyers for the failed candidate say Frank LaRose has a duty to accept any entry from an independent candidate as long as no complaints are made against him and he does not violate the law. State. Ohio is also a crucial state in the US elections.
The musician waged an unconventional campaign for the November election, so far having only participated in the ballot in eight states. Kanye West failed to appear on the ballots in the majority of states, no more in his adopted region of Wyoming than in his native Illinois and key state of Wisconsin. It also failed to meet filing deadlines or was rejected in California, Florida and Pennsylvania. However, he will run in Arkansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Utah and Vermont.
The hip-hop superstar had backed Donald Trump until he announced his own candidacy last month. Members of the Republican Party have been accused of helping him run for the sole purpose of harming Democratic candidate Joe Biden by driving young black voters away. Kanye West refused to deny these accusations.