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The Dispatch wrote ‘Rejected’ ballots get sorted out 

Friday, December 26, 2008

By Darrel Rowland

If you went solely by Franklin County’s write-in votes from last month’s election, there’s no doubt who would be our next president.

Jesus Christ. And the Holy Spirit likely would be vice president.

Determining that those votes should not count, of course, is a no-brainer — even though Elections Director Michael Stinziano acknowledges that “Jesus always comes in strong.”

The messianic votes — as well as those for Jim Tressel, Jennifer Aniston and seemingly half of the Disney characters — were rejected since none was an official write-in candidate.

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