Musk poll shows 57.5% want him to step down as Twitter director
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(Reuters) – A poll by Elon Musk on whether he should step down as Twitter CEO showed a majority of users of the social media platform took part in the vote in favor of the move, after the Poll ends on Monday.
About 57.5% voted for “Yes,” while 42.5% opposed the idea of Musk stepping down as head of Twitter, according to a poll the billionaire released Sunday night.
Musk said on Sunday that he would abide by the poll’s results, but gave no details on when he would step down if the results suggested he should.
More than 17.5 million people voted.
Shares of Tesla (NASDAQ:) Inc, the electric-car maker led by Musk, jumped more than 5% in premarket trading.