Hirsh Vardhan Singh, an Indian American engineer, announced his candidacy for president of the United States in 2024. Following the candidacies of former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley and multibillionaire Vivek Ramaswamy, Singh will be the third Indian American running for the presidential nominee of the Republican party, reports the Indian Express.
Singh’s announcement comes from a video he posted on the platform X, formerly known as Twitter on July 27.
In the video, Singh calls himself a lifelong Republican who “helped to restore a conservative wing of the Republican Party.”
Singh continues that there are grave threats that Americans face from the corruption of big tech and big pharma.
“We need strong leadership to reverse the changes that have occurred in the past few years and restore American values. That is why I have decided to seek the Republican Party’s nomination for the 2024 election for the office of president of the United States,” says Singh.
According to the Hill on Friday, Singh filed for candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday.
Singh joins a race of more than a dozen candidates contending for the Republican presidential nomination.
Republicans will convene in Milwaukee from July 15-18 in 2024 during their national convention to nominate their party’s presidential candidate, according to Times of India.
The outlet reports that Singh previously ran for the governor of New Jersey in the Republican primaries in 2017 and 2021, for a House seat in 2018 and a Senate seat in 2020. Singh did not secure any nominations.
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