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Kanye West is blocked from the presidential ballot in battleground Wisconsin [Video]

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Kanye West does not qualify to be on the presidential ballot in battleground state of Wisconsin after missing a filing deadline, a judge ruled late Friday.

The decision was made by Brown County Circuit Judge John Zakowski who ruled in favor of the Wisconsin Elections Commission.

West had filed a lawsuit against the elections commission over the previous decision to bar him from the ballot because his nomination papers were submitted 14 seconds after the 5pm deadline on August 4. 

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In West's case, Zakowski ruled that the state elections commission was correct in determining that the musician narrowly missed a 5pm filing deadline to get on the presidential ballot.

'The unfortunate fact is this dispute could have been avoided had the West representatives simply arrived earlier,' the judge said. 

'Candidates need to plan ahead and arrive in time to get into the building and file the papers in the office of the …

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