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Cookie Monster tops Johnson County Fair's mock election

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JOHNSON COUNTY (KWWL) -

Need a break from all the serious politics?  Then this is for you.

The Johnson County Auditor's Office held their 17th annual mock election this week, and finishing on top of the Best Muppet election was Cookie Monster.

A record number of voters turned out for this year's mock election, with 1,686 votes cast.

Cookie Monster took nearly 24 percent of the vote, finishing ahead of Miss Piggy with 15 percent, Kermit the Frog with 14 percent, and Animal with 11.5 percent.

Gonzo finished as the fair's least favorite Muppet, garnering just 33 votes, equating to 2 percent of the vote.

In the regular mock election, Hillary Clinton collected 57 percent, finishing far ahead of Republican nominee Donald Trump, who took 27.5 percent of the vote.

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