Some voters opted for Mickey Mouse in bitter US Senate race


December 31, 2017

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Mickey Mouse. Nick Saban. Any Other Republican.

Those were some of names that got write-in votes in the Alabama Senate election as voters suggested their own alternatives to Sen.-elect Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race.

An unusually high number of voters — 22,852 people, or 1.6 percent of the 1.3 million people who went to the polls — opted for a write-in candidates, sometimes showing their humor and frustration along the way. "Anyone Else," ''Neither," and "Any Other Republican" were among the written submissions.

Many of the subm...

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