Billionaire Elon Musk confirmed his official political stance Wednesday morning, revealing that he dipped in his first vote for the Republican nominee and to do the same in his vote for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for the presidency in 2024. are supposed to.
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said he cast his vote for the first Mexican-born Congresswoman, Myra Flores, who emerged victorious in Tuesday’s special election.
“I voted for Myra Flores – the first time I ever voted Republican. Massive red wave in 2022,” Moscow tweeted,
Flores defeated the leading Democratic nominee for an open congressional seat in the historically blue region of South Texas on Tuesday.
He received nearly 51% of the vote to the top Dan Sanchez, who received 43% of the vote, with all regions reporting.
“For more than 100 years, we have been taken lightly,” he told his supporters after the victory. “I’ll show you what a real representation looks like. I’ll represent all the people.”
After revealing his vote for Flores, Musk confirmed his plans to vote for DeSantis, the Republican candidate who recently launched his 2024 presidential bid.
The governor and potential presidential candidate sparked controversy in March after signing the Parental Rights to Education bill, which liberal and left-wing critics have referred to as the “Don’t Say Gay” law.
One fan questioned whether Musk would ever consider voting for tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang.
“I backed Yang last time, but DeSantis has a better chance of winning,” Musco tweeted In reply.
Yang dropped out of the New York City mayoral race last year after results showed him fourth in the Democratic primary.
After seeing the results, Yang told supporters, “I’m not going to be the next mayor of New York City, which is based on the numbers.”
DeSantis is the favorite to emerge victorious in November’s re-election which he can use as momentum for the 2024 run.
one in follow up tweetMusk reveals plans to build a “super moderate Super PAC.”
Asked by a fan if his “political donations would be spread evenly,” Musk replied on Twitter, “I’m looking at creating a ‘super moderate Super PAC’ that supports centrist candidates from all parties.” Is.”