Kanye West has officially submitted signatures to appear on the ballot in Wisconsin, arguably the most important state on the presidential map — and those signatures were dropped off by an experienced GOP operative with ties to President Trump’s campaign.
A local reporter recorded Lane Ruhland heading in to drop off the signatures that would qualify West for his presidential bid in Wisconsin on Tuesday. Ruhland is one of a handful of GOP election lawyers in the state — and a former legal counsel for the state Republican Party.
She’s also directly worked for President Trump. Ruhland recently represented the Trump campaign in its lawsuit to force Priorities USA, a Democratic super-PAC, to pull an anti-Trump ad off the airwaves. She was in court representing the Trump campaign just last week.
“No comment” as woman enters election commission building just after 5p in Madison to drop off signatures for Kanye West pic.twitter.com/zVxePn5Fe2— Matt Smith (@mattsmith_news) August 4, 2020