McAfee joins US presidential race
The maker of popular anti-virus software, John McAfee has joined the ever-growing list of people campaigning for the US presidency in 2016.
Yet to officially announce his bid, McAfee reportedly filed the paperwork to contest with the Federal Electoral Commission on Tuesday.
The millionaire has however opened his campaign site, mcafee16.com, and promised to make an official announcement on Wednesday.
We will have our official announcement at 6pm Eastern tomorrow
— John McAfee (@officialmcafee) September 8, 2015
In an interview with Wired, McAfee had said he wasn’t quite sure if he was running, but that a change in leadership was needed.
“It’s clear that the leadership of our country is illiterate on the fundamental technology that supports everything in life for us now, that is cyber science, our smartphones, our military hardware, our communications,” McAfee said in the interview.
The tech mogul is reportedly not going to be with either the Democratic or Republican parties, but as a third-party candidate.