14 July 2020

Kanye West approval rating at just two per cent in latest US Presidential Election poll

Rapper Kanye West’s presidential approval rating stands at just two per cent in the latest election polls.

The controversial musician announced on July 4 that he would be running for the Oval Office in November.

West announced ten days ago that he would be running for president (SIPA USA/PA Images)

He said: "We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future.

"I am running for president of the United States! #2020VISION."

According to Redfield & Wilton Strategies - a British polling company - West currently has an approval rating higher than that of Libertarian Party candidate Jo Jorgensen or Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins.

However, he is still a long way behind current president Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden.

Biden is leading the way in the approval ratings with 48 per cent, while Trump is averaging between 39 and 40 dependent on whether or not West is included in the polls.

West received support from business tycoon Elon Musk in the first few days of his election bid.

But after receiving a backlash for ‘pro-life’ and ‘anti-vaccination’ comments, Musk took back his allegiance with the 43-year-old.

He said: "We may have more differences of opinion than I anticipated."

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