Dead man elected to Wisconsin village board

Apr 10, 2009
A village board member who died of a heart attack on Sunday defeated a living opponent and was re-elected Tuesday. Read more

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Apr 10, 2009
Incumbent David Branish must really not be liked. He got beat by 66 votes by a dead guy. If that doesn't bruise your ego, I guess nothing will.

“Peace the old fashioned way”

Since: Jan 09


#2 Apr 10, 2009
Must not have been a Democrat, because usually for them it's the other way around......dead voters voting for live politicians rather than live voters voting for dead politicians.
Mrs R

United States

#3 Apr 10, 2009
What a complete loser! Can't even beat a dead guy! I'd be super embarrassed.

Sort of reminds me of Norm Coleman: He can't beat a buffon, just baarrrellly beat a dead man, and lost to a comic.
USA needs Term Limits

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Apr 10, 2009
What's out of the ordinary with this? He'll do as good of job if not better than 99% of the politicians that are living!


Since: Sep 08

Lincoln, NE

#5 Apr 10, 2009
The best kind of politician!

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Apr 10, 2009

“SAY WHAT ???????????????”

Since: Mar 09


#7 Apr 10, 2009
suppose he won't put up much of a fight or argue to much will he

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Poynette Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Prosecutor: Alderman admits to stealing cigars ... (Feb '09) Mar '15 That guy 14
News News Guide: A quick look at Wisconsin elections Dec '14 Citizen 2
News Jeff Kozlowski Fined 7,500 in WI (May '08) Dec '14 Citizen 117
Debate: Occupy Wall St - Baraboo, WI (Apr '12) Dec '14 Mike 2
sexual harrassment at local restaurant (Jan '09) Dec '14 Mike 5
isnt it time for Obama to admit he lost control... (Jun '13) Dec '14 mitt the snitt 2
News Baraboo city union workers cry foul over sandba... (Jul '08) Dec '14 Mike 5
More from around the web

Poynette People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]