ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (CBS Tampa) — Nearly 300 Floridians were hoping to see Mickey Mouse win some sort of government race during November’s elections.
The character created by Walt Disney 86 years ago received 273 write-in votes in Orange County, MyNews13 reports.
Bill Cowles, the supervisor of elections for Orange County, listed online the “invalid write-in names” received in the November 2014 election.
Mickey Mouse wasn’t the only cartoon character that received votes in Orange County. Twelve people voted for Homer Simpson for school board chair, House of Representatives, and governor. Six people voted for Bugs Bunny for governor, state House representative and school board chair. Charlie Brown received three votes, while Tinkerbell of “Peter Pan” fame got two votes.
It didn’t just stop with cartoon characters, as wrestlers, actors and current and former presidents got votes. Stone Cold Steve Austin, Hulk Hogan, Brad Pitt, Stephen Colbert, President Barack Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush and John F. Kennedy garnered votes.
Twenty-one Orange County voters even wrote in Jesus Christ.
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