Rapper Kanye West received 2% of the vote in a U.S. national presidential poll conducted by Redfield & Wilton Strategies after the megastar announced that he was going to make a late bid for the White House.
Joe Biden took the lead with 48%, with Donald Trump coming in second at 40%.
However, when West is included in the poll, Trump’s numbers drop to 39%.
Biden 48% (+8)
Jorgensen (L) 1%
Hawkins (G) 1%
— Political Polls (@PpollingNumbers) July 13, 2020
The poll was conducted July 9, less than a week after West’s Independence Day tweet declaring his intention to launch his campaign.
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