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Georgia is tabulating the official results for the various electoral races decided earlier this month and they have seen an unexpected name pop up quite a bit for several different positions: suspended Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley.  

By Extra Mustard
November 14, 2014

Georgia is tabulating the official results for the electoral races decided earlier this month and an unexpected name has popped up quite a bit for several different positions: suspended Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley.

In Athens-Clarke County, home of the University of Georgia, Gurley received 27 write-in votes across seven races, including three votes for supervisor of the Oconee River Soil and Conservation District, according to OnlineAthens.com.

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Voting for sports stars is a bit of a tradition across the nation, with one Alabama fan tweeting a ballot with wide receiver Amari Cooper written in. Nick Saban received several presidential votes two years earlier.

Also receiving write-in votes in Athens-Clarke County were Mickey Mouse, Belly Button Lint and, of course, Seymour Butts.

Gurley is due to return from his suspension for impermissible benefits against Auburn on Saturday.

Brendan Maloy

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