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Kadie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 08:59 PM
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Candidate urges people to 'vote naked'
Posted on Wed, Apr. 07, 2004

Candidate urges people to 'vote naked'

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - You might say Ken Hechler would like to see voters streaking to the polls. Hechler's new slogan to get people to register and vote: "Vote Naked!"

The 89-year-old candidate for West Virginia secretary of state made the suggestion in an advertisement in the April 1 edition of Graffiti, a Charleston-based monthly tabloid.

The ad is the last in a series of four in which Hechler, a liberal Democrat who previously served as secretary of state from 1985 to 2001, pokes fun at himself and his campaign.


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