By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily
Kanye West is now a registered voter in the state of Wyoming, as he showed in a recently posted YouTube video.
In a 90-second video posted to YouTube on Thursday by Precise Videos, West showed viewers how easy it was for him (and others) to register to vote in the state.
He registered at the Park County Clerk’s Office in Cody, where he and wife Kim Kardashian West own a home, with plans to build another.
West explained that all he needed was a voter registration form, his name, his date of birth, a Wyoming driver’s license, his gender, phone number, address and political affiliation. He then had to take a registration oath.
“In five minutes, you can be done and registered to vote,” a staff member at the county clerk’s office explained to the rapper.
West also told viewers that even though felons believe they have no voting rights, they can actually ask for those rights to be restored (depending on the circumstances).
He also asked the staff member why other states can make it difficult for people to register to vote.
“Well, the statutes are set up by the Legislature,” the staff member explained to the rapper. “So the people elected to the House of Representatives and senators have those statutes set up. It’s not uniform all the way across, each state has a way they work through the [voting and legislative] process.”