In FL, Throwaway Votes For the Likes of Beyoncé and Mickey Mouse Outnumbered Trump’s Victory Margin

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In what looks like a protest against the presidential candidates from major parties in the 2016 election, Floridians voted for illegitimate options in record numbers last November.

They voted for BeyoncéMickey MouseTim Tebow, and more, but not Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

In fact, according to the Tampa Bay Times, a report released by state officials yesterday showed that out of everyone who voted in person or by mail-in ballot, over 161,000 didn’t vote for a legitimate presidential candidate. Most importantly, the Times pointed out this:

All told, the invalid ballots outnumbered Republican Trump’s margin of victory over Democrat Clinton of nearly 113,000 votes to clinch Florida’s 29 electoral votes.

If around 48,000 of those people had voted for Clinton instead of the mythical god Thor or Clinton’s Democratic primary rival Bernie Sanders, she would have received 29 electoral votes and we probably wouldn’t be writing and reading about Trump insulting Arnold Schwarzenegger at the National Prayer Breakfast this morning.

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