A ‘Kanye 2020’ Committee Just Filed With the FEC, But Is It Legit?

Rolling Stone reports that "[d]ays after Kanye West announced he would run for president in 2020 — and hours after a report stating that he already abandoned his candidacy — a political committee called 'Kanye 2020' filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission."

Days after Kanye West announced he would run for president in 2020 — and hours after a report stating that he already abandoned his candidacy — a political committee called “Kanye 2020” filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission.

The Statement of Organization form filed Wednesday with the FEC states Kanye West is the committee’s candidate in the 2020 presidential election, with the address to the rapper’s ranch in Cody, Wyoming listed as their address.

A rep for West declined to comment. The FEC confirmed to Rolling Stone that the Kanye 2020 committee filed their Form 1 Wednesday, but warned: “We cannot confirm the legitimacy of this filing so you may want to reach out to the treasurer listed in the filing.”

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