Toilets for Ballots at Mock NH Outhouse Voting Booth | NBC Connecticut
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

Toilets for Ballots at Mock NH Outhouse Voting Booth

Chris Owens, of Ashland, built the device with mannequins of Democrat Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, and toilets to cast ballots

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    AP
    Mannequins for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump are on display outside an outhouse used as an unofficial voting booth at Chris Owens's farm on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Ashland, N.H. A week before Election Day, a New Hampshire farm stand owner has decided to tally customers' votes for president from an outhouse-turned-fake-voting booth. The winner: Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

    A week before Election Day, a New Hampshire farm stand owner has decided to tally customers' votes for president from an outhouse-turned-fake-voting booth. The winner: Hillary Clinton. 

    Chris Owens, of Ashland, built the device with mannequins of Democrat Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, and toilets to cast ballots. 

    New Hampshire Public Radio reports with 721 ballots cast in the last month or so, the results of the 2016 Outhouse Vote are 413 votes for Clinton; 165 for Trump; 101 votes combined for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein; 40 write-in votes for Democrat Bernie Sanders; and 2 votes for Pinocchio. 

    Regarding the Pinocchio votes, Owens said, "At least we know when they're lying.''

    Obamas Attempt ‘Thriller’ Dance at Halloween PartyObamas Attempt ‘Thriller’ Dance at Halloween PartyPresident Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted children and their families on Monday to celebrate their last Halloween in the White House. Obama told guests it was the one day parents "don't have to pay attention" to Michelle's healthy eating tips, suggesting that the later kids eat their candy the better. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016)