2) Pretty funny; reminds me of that whole hanging chad thing.
from : http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20011107/el/election_glance.html
-Spartanburg Mayor James Talley was leading in the vote for a third term against literally everyone else in town. He botched the petition to get his name on the ballot, meaning the election depended entirely on write-in votes. Any of the city's 23,000 registered voters could win, and officials said counting the write-in votes would take time.
a longer but related story: