Clint Eastwood, Ronald Reagan and Jesus vote-Getter in turbulent Alabama Senate race

Former President Ronald Reagan and actor Clint Eastwood


Some are not Alabama residents.

Other voter-getters are not even alive.

But the actor Clint Eastwood, the late President Ronald Reagan and Jesus Christ were among those who protest letter received-in votes in Alabama stormy Senate-election this month.

Alabama Secretary of State’s office released the names of those who you get-in votes to Democrat Doug Jones Thursday, has been certified as the winner of the competition. Jones defeated scandal-plagued Republican candidate Roy Moore of more than 20,000 votes in the Dec. 12.

The race had a higher than normal number of write-in votes after allegations of sexual misconduct were filed against Moore. Some voters in the deeply conservative state said, they were easy to support with the restless, either the larger nominated.


University of Alabama coach Nick Saban, attorney General Jeff Sessions and outgoing GOP Sen. Luther Strange received write-in votes in Tuesday, Senate race.


According to the results, the most popular write-in choices outgoing Alabama Republican Sen. Luther Strange Minister of justice, Jeff Sessions, University of Alabama coach Nick Saban, Republican rep Mo Brooks, the former Secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and a write-in candidate Lee Busby included.

Other decisions were more…colorful.

A number of prominent voices got, including duck dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson, the former basketball player Charles Barkley, musician Billy Joel, the singer Beyonce, reality TV star Kris Jenner and actor Clint Eastwood, Chuck Norris, and Matthew McConaughey.

A variation of Jesus or Jesus Christ received a number of votes in the state.

Saban, Alabama football coach, won more, but Auburn coach Gus Malzon scored a couple of votes.

Several former presidents Thomas Jefferson, Ronald Reagan, George Bush and Bill Clinton were written, including. President Trump had votes.


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Both singers Jimmy Buffett and investor Warren Buffett votes.

Some non-humans to be done: Donald Duck, Bugs Bunny, SpongeBob Squarepants, the Ghost of Stonewall Jackson, Kermit the frog, Santa Claus, snow white, Scooby Do, Mickey Mouse, Harambe.

Boo Radley, the character in Harper Lee’s book To Kill A Mockingbird, received a voice.

And one person voted for Your mother.

A number of national political figures from outside Alabama also received votes, including the Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, former Texas rep Ron Paul, Arizona Senator John McCain, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and 2012 presidential candidate Herman Cain.

Both Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his counterpart, Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer votes.

In Etowah County, where Moore is from, a person voted for Leigh Corfman, one of the women who accused him of misconduct. Moore denied the allegations.

“The people in Alabama, they sought a Declaration of write-in votes,” Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill told Fox News on election night.

Alabama saw an increase in the number of write-ins, compared to the 2016 Senate race.

According to the results of 22,852 people in Alabama voted on Tuesday in the case of a write-in candidate. This number is greater than the 21,924 votes, the Jones beat Moore, something that was called, in the analysis of Moore’s defeat in the state.

In the year 2016, if the senior-Sr., Richard Shelby was up for re-election, have written 3,631 people in the candidate.

Shelby said he could not bring himself to rate that Moore or a Democrat like Jones, so he instead wrote an “emerging Republicans”. His announcement is believed to act to influence other Republicans to write-in votes.

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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