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Virginia Supreme Court blocks Kanye West from ballot

Added 09-17-20 08:29:01pm EST - “The Virginia Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Kanye West Thursday, which would have allowed the musician to appear on the state's general election ballot in November ?" upholding an earlier ruling.” - Foxnews.com

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The Virginia Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Kanye West Thursday, blocking the rapper from appearing on the state’s general election ballot in November.

West appealed to the Supreme Court following a ruling by state Attorney General Mark Herring, who found that West’s campaign had obtained fraudulent signatures in an attempt to get on the ballot.

“Having considered the record and arguments presented, we find it is not ‘appropriate under the circumstances of th[is] case’ to alter the temporary injunction,” the court’s decision concludes.

“This case could have thrown the election into complete chaos and disenfranchised thousands of Virginians -- this ruling will help ensure every single vote is counted this fall,” he said.

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