Dead man elected to Wisconsin village board

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A village board member who died of a heart attack on Sunday defeated a living opponent and was re-elected Tuesday. Full Story

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

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