Both “Parry” & “Paylin” got votes Saturday

I talked with Secretary of State Matt Schultz this afternoon. He confirmed there were write-in votes counted in Texas Governor Rick Perry’s tally that did not spell the Texan’s name correctly.  It got spelled “Parry” — as Stephen Colbert suggested . It got spelled “Pery”, too.  Sarah “Paylin” got a vote, according to Schultz.

But most of the 218 “scattered” votes on Saturday were write-in votes for fictional characters — the State Fair’s Butter Cow topped the list.

Oh, and there was at least one write-in vote for a Barack Obama.  Read more here.

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O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.