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Thursday, April 08, 2004

Short Straw is Mayor? 

Normally when I think of drawing lots... I think of having to pick the poor guy who has to stay behind to detonate the bomb and die while the rest of the group escapes... or something similar during a movie plot. But in this case, the Mayor of South Milwaukee was chosen by picking a piece of paper from a can. There were two pieces of paper saying Mayor 1 and Mayor 2. Jim Logic picked Mayor 1. During the actual election, there was an actual dead tie. 2,783 to 2,783. There will be a recount, but if its still a tie, then the guy who picked Mayor 1 wins. Why not just flip a coin?

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