Skip to comments.Wrong Miss Florida Crowned in Voting Mix-Up (Common Core?)
Posted on 06/28/2014 1:08:01 AM PDT by Libloather
She was Miss Florida for just six days.
After organizers realized there had been a vote count error with last Saturdays pageant, Elizabeth Fechtel, a 20-year-old student at the University of Florida, was dethroned on Friday.
The ballot counter at the event, which was held in front of 2,000 spectators in St. Petersburg, didn't see that one of the five judges had changed his mind, writing a new line up on the left-hand side of his ballot.
(Excerpt) Read more at nbcnews.com ...
Was this pageant held in West Palm beach County??
Oops, St. Pete, I see.
Wonder if the confused fellows name was Chad?
Well the judge had to see what was in his heart LOL
Here is a link with a picture of Fechtel and the 4 runners up. Sorry, all 4 blondes look alike. :)http://tbtpics.tampabay.com/features/humaninterest/miss-florida-pageant-crowns-the-wrong-winner/2186285
HaHa!! It looks like the Job interview green room for Fox News.
No, it’s NOT the same problem as the butterfly ballots, it’s NOT, it’s NOT, it’s NOT...
Breaking news. Pageant racist. Jackson headed to FL.
The one they took it away from looks to have much grace.
What a terrible mix up for both actually. The brunette looks
like a youthful Marie Osmond doll :)
When, Oh Lord, will Floridians learn to count?
My measure of a blonde beauty is Grace Kelly.
So, how bout some pictures, so WE can judge...
The story in the at link has a few interesting bits of info that add a little more to the story...
Her Godfather is the late Bill McBride, and his wife is Alex Sink, Democrat who ran for Florida Governor in 2010 and lost by a slim 1%, and then lost a special election for the US House in 2013...
Massachusetts is mocking a state?
Hanging Chad strikes Floriduh again —
In layman's terms, it was fixed.
That’s not a bad thing is it?
Grace was good, but didn't hold a candle to my 5-year old granddaughter....
I wish I’d have said that!
OK. Where is that pic of the cross eyed guy divining a ballot?
If so, hang him!
'Her' -which 'her', first winner or final?
Wow, I picked the real winner, before I saw the caption. I should be a judge.
The first winner, who wasn’t actually the winner because Floridians can’t count... has some pretty interesting relations near the top of the Democrat ladder...
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