According to @people, #KanyeWest spent a nice coin on his failed 2020 presidential attempt.
In a Federal Election Commission report, the rapper contributed $12.5 million of his own money and raised a little over $2 million from outside donors.
People also reports that in total West “raised $14.5 million to fund his late-in-the-cycle bid.”
The report also breaks down a total of 278 expenses for the ‘Kanye 2020’ campaign. It’s reported that $7.5 million went towards getting his name on the ballot, $918,130 was spent on campaign apparel, and a two-page ad was purchased in The New York Times for $210,544, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Kanye also spent hundreds of thousands on ‘campaign video’ costs, in addition to consulting and legal fees that total millions.
West was on the ballot in 12 states. He would eventually concede with a tweet that …
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