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Now that new Twitter owner, Elon Musk, has fired the struggling company's leadership and most of its workforce, he has taken to the platform to ask its users and his 122 million followers if he should step down as the head of Twitter.
Now that the poll has closed, the final results stand at 17,502,391 votes with 57.5% percent voting for Musk to step down, while 42.5% of users who responded would like to see Musk stay in place as Twitter's CEO.
Musk has previously said that he would eventually find a new CEO for Twitter, but as he Tweeted Sunday, "The question is not finding a CEO, the question is finding a CEO who can keep Twitter alive."
Meanwhile, Musk also posted that no one who wants the job of Twitter CEO could keep the company alive, suggesting that regardless of the outcome of the poll, Musk might remain the Twitter CEO indefinitely.
While things remain uncertain at Twitter, Tesla shares saw a 5% gain in premarket trading after the poll was announced. Tesla shares have steadily been dropping since Musk took over Twitter with many investors citing concerns that too much of Musk's time, energy, and attention was going to the failing social media platform instead of toward the profitable car manufacturer.
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