http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/11/05/this-rhode-island-governor-candidate-won-22-percent-of-the-vote-he-only-spent-35/

A staple of Unit 3 is elections and the money spent as well as parties and the lack of third party success. This example therefore proves to be both entertaining and relevant.

Bob Healey ran as a candidate for governor of Rhode Island for the Moderate Party and achieved an impressive 22% of the vote and only spent $35 on his campaign! It is a hugely useful article to provide some more recent fodder – while he may not have been hugely serious, better to be up to date than once again rehash Nadar and Perot in your essays. Plus, you’ll never forget his beard!

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