“The Governor said our next election will be an all-mail election,” the wife said.
“But that would be illegal,” her husband replied.
“Because of the 19th Amendment.”
“What was the 19th Amendment?”
“It granted females the right to vote, so actually you can’t have an all-male election ever again.”
Don Nigroni studied economics at Saint Joseph’s University and philosophy at Notre Dame but now cuts invasive vines at the Heinz National Wildlife Refuge.
Across the land, shouts of “Vote for me!” echo, answered by, “No, vote for me! I’m better!”
Other lands watch in confusion, so being a good citizen I place a sign on the door to comfort them: “Gone Crazy; Back Soon.”
And then off to bed I run ‘til December.
John Keeley is an NYCer and poll site worker, feels we need to keep the humor in the elections or face going mad!
“Do your chores, young man!” said Mom.
“Do your chores, young lady!” said Mom.
“Do your chores, middle-aged man!” said Mom.
“Do your chores, little baby!” said Mom.
“What about your chores, Mom?” asked Everyone.
“My chore is delegating,” said Mom.
The family called for elections. Mom stuffed the ballot.
I should have run for office when I had a fighting chance, before the scandals: my son’s arrest and my wife’s affair did me in.
Now it’s four years later and I’m getting crucified by my opponent; somehow she’s the one leading the polls.
My ex-wife hasn’t changed a bit.
Sean Pravica is a journalist and photographer living in southern California.