Kanye West Spent Over $12M of His Own Money on Failed Presidential Campaign

Kanye West spent $13.2 million — including nearly $12.5 million of his own money — on his failed 2020 presidential campaign, according to his final Federal Election Commission report.The 43-year-old rapper-cum-entrepreneur entered the race July 4 in what many initially thought was an elaborate publicity stunt.

Launching the campaign with the hashtag #2020Vision and the slogan “Ye for President,” he ran under the “Birthday Party” banner and his platform was a mixture of Christian pro-life conservative policies, strong defense and criminal justice reform.Soon after announcing his run, West quickly got the endorsement of ...

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