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:

 

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