Elections often draw unusual write-in candidates.
Strike that. Elections always draw unusual candidates, but the write-ins are sometimes the most unusual.
Strike that again. Elections always draw unusual candidates, but the write-ins receive votes out of disillusionment or warped voter humor. They range from the fictional (Mickey Mouse, Elmo) to the flamboyant (Paris Hilton, Cher) to the long-dead (Eugene Debs, a bag of rocks) to the inanimate (far too many choices to list).
At this house, a bicycle not only ran for election but apparently won. (Congressional candidate, maybe?)
Then again, the next time you vote, beware of a stationary candidate who is riding for re-election.
Strike that. Beware of a candidate who is lying back and pedaling in office.
Strike that again. Just avoid a ride-in candidate.