Rapper Kanye West has qualified to appear on Utah’s November ballot as an unaffiliated presidential candidate, an election official said Monday.
State Elections Director Justin Lee said his office has verified that West’s campaign gathered the required 1,000 signatures from registered voters that should appear on the ballot.
West, who once supported President Donald Trump, announced last month that he had broken up with Trump and would launch his own presidential candidacy.
His campaign filed the paperwork on July 15 with the Federal Elections Commission.
West has qualified so far in several states, including Arkansas, Oklahoma and Colorado. His effort to appear on the ballot has been questioned in Wisconsin.