Ad Nut
Oct 26, 2016

Please elect this woman's husband. Please.

This election spot from the US state of Texas has gone viral, for good reason.

Charlyn Daugherty badly wants her husband Gerald to win re-election as county commissioner in Travis County (near Austin, Texas). Watch above to see why—and learn why this category-defying political ad for a humble local election is getting worldwide coverage

Ad Nut first spotted this on Boing Boing.

Update: Ad Nut has learned that KC Strategies, a political consuting/advertising firm, created this ad and this impressive followup:


Ad NutAd Nut is a surprisingly literate woodland creature that for some unknown reason has an unhealthy obsession with advertising. Ad Nut gathers ads from all over the world and presents them for your viewing pleasure. Because Ad Nut loves you.

Need more ads? Visit Ad Nut's colleagues: Campaign UK | Campaign US | Campaign India | Campaign Turkey | Campaign Middle East



Related Articles

Just Published

7 hours ago

An 'Inactivewear' line made for all your binge-watch...

A collaboration between streaming provider Binge and fashion retailer The Iconic, instigated by Thinkerbell, yields a 19-item line of luxury loungewear.

8 hours ago

How Huawei is using local projects to try to ...

Localisation is Huawei's branding strategy for the year. Its 'Connect the North' project in Canada is one example of this.

8 hours ago

Milo positions itself as a sports drink in Vietnam

The beverage brand seemingly takes a page from Nike in a campaign from Ogilvy Vietnam and Sweetshop director Noah Conopask.

8 hours ago

Singapore’s top influencer investigated for racist ...

Wendy Cheng, aka Xiaxue, stands by her stance in a defensive blogpost, and one brand has already pulled a partnership with her.