John McAfee, founder of the namesake company one of the major influencers in the cryptocurrency field, is a candidate for the US presidential election in 2020. Or with the libertarians or by forming a new party
John McAfee, founder of the namesake company and one of the major influencers in cryptocurrency, will run for the next US election. He announced this himself in a post on Twitter, explaining that he will run for the presidential election in 2020. If asked, will run with the Libertarian Party. Otherwise, “I will create one of my own”. He also emphasized that he believes “this should support the crypto community by providing the definitive campaign platform for us”. The founder of the software house already tried to compete for the 2016 presidency elections. The previous year had announced the candidacy with a new “Cyber Party”. Then, he decided to go with the Libertarians, but in the end the formation preferred the former governor of New Mexico, Gary Johnson, for the presidency and the one of Massachusetts, Bill Weld, for the vice presidency.
McAfee’s goal is to become a rallying point for cryptocurrency campaigns. There is already interest in him and someone bets that he could become a competitive candidate
The goal of John McAfee, as he himself declared, is to become a rallying point for cryptocurrency campaigns. And, from the answers to his tweet, we understand that he already has many followers. Moreover, as the digital currency sector is growing both as a general interest and as a business, those could rapidly increase significantly. Making it really become a competitive candidate for the upcoming US presidential elections. Above all, if he will decide to relaunch the key themes he identified in 2015: the need for more privacy in the United States and decentralization.