Elon Musk unsure about his 2024 vote — but it won’t be Biden

Elon Musk unsure about his 2024 vote — but it won’t be Biden

Elon Musk revealed that he’s unsure whom he’ll be voting for in the 2024 presidential election — but he said he won’t be throwing his support behind President Biden.

“I think I would not vote for Biden,” Musk said Wednesday during the New York Times DealBook Summit, per Bloomberg.

When asked if that meant he would vote for Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, Musk replied: “I’m not saying I’d vote for Trump.”

He audibly sighed, Bloomberg reported, and added: “This is definitely a difficult choice here.”

As far as GOP candidate Nikki Haley — Musk wouldn’t vote for her, either. She’s a “pro-censorship candidate,” he said.

Musk also noted that he feels snubbed by the Biden administration during Wednesday’s 90-minute on-stage interview, citing the White House’s electric vehicle summit in 2021, which saw execs from the “Big Three” domestic car companies descending on the Executive Mansion.

However, Tesla’s leadership, including Musk, was not invited despite being an EV leader.

When asked who he would vote for in the 2024 presidential election at The New York Times DealBook Summit on Wednesday, Elon Musk responded: “I think I would not vote for Biden.” Getty Images for The New York Times

Without “doing anything to provoke the Biden administration, they held an electric vehicle summit at the White House and specifically refused to let Tesla attend,” Musk said on Wednesday.

“Biden went on to add insult to injury and publicly said GM was leading the electric car revolution,” added the 52-year-old billionaire.

It wasn’t until February of this year that Biden called out Musk and Tesla in a post on X, then Twitter, on his goal to have 50% of all new vehicle sales be electric by 2030.

“Thank you, Tesla is happy to support other EVs via our Supercharger network,” Musk replied.

Last year, Musk disclosed that he plans on voting for Republican candidates in the upcoming elections despite historically supporting Democrats, including Biden.

Musk has said that he did vote for Biden in the 2020 election, though he’s since felt snubbed by the administration, including when the White House hosted an electric vehicle summit but did not extend an invite to Tesla. Getty Images

“I have voted overwhelmingly for Democrats, historically. Like I’m not sure, I might never have voted for a Republican, just to be clear,” Musk told the All-In Summit podcast in May 2022.

The Tesla and SpaceX chief — who has said that he’s neither a Democrat nor a Republican — then added: “Now this election I will,” though it was unclear if he was referring to the 2024 presidential election.

Musk, a longtime donor to former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, a Republican, has also praised Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who issued a glitch-ridden presidential campaign launch on Musk’s social media site.

The X boss has also been accused of “cozying up” to Trump after his predecessor, Jack Dorsey, kicked the 45th president off the platform following the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot.

Musk has since reinstated Trump’s account, though the former president insisted on boycotting the platform in favor of his own Twitter-type social media site, Truth Social.

Musk clarified that his lack of support for Biden didn’t necessarily mean he would be voting for Trump, the Republican frontrunner, either. USA TODAY Sports via Reuters Con

Despite these moves, Musk reiterated in a Fox News interview earlier this year: “I didn’t vote for Donald Trump. I actually voted for Biden.”

However, he seemed less concerned with the next president’s political party than their “common sense” and “values.”

“I would prefer, frankly, that we put just a normal person as president, a normal person with common sense and whose values are smack in the middle of the country, just center of the normal distribution and I think that they would be great,” Musk told Fox at the time.

The Post has sought comment from Musk at X, Tesla, and SpaceX.

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