Does anyone wonder who got Bush’s vote in early ballot?

October 24, 2008

WASHINGTON – While there have been reports of long lines and an occasional problem in states conducting early voting for the 2008 presidential election, one such voter had no problems at all — President George W. Bush.

Bush and his wife Laura voted on Friday using Texas’ early voting process, according to White House spokeswoman Dana Perino.

“The ballots will be mailed back to Texas today,” she said, adding that the president and his wife would be at the White House for election night. In the 2002, 2004 and 2006 elections, Bush voted in Crawford, Texas, where he owns a 1,600 acre ranch.

Reporters, not taking anything for granted, peppered Perino with questions about whether Bush did in fact vote for Republican contender John McCain.

“I find this hard to believe but so many reporters have asked just who the president voted for, I guess I have to make it clear — for months the president has said he supports John McCain for president and of course he voted for him,” she replied.

– Photo credit: Reuters/ Jonathan Ernst (Bush chatting with advisers on Friday outside the Oval Office before boarding Marine One)


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I think it would be hilarious if there was a malfunction and he voted for Obama.

Posted by Dave | Report as abusive

I’ll bet he voted for Obama, who else can really fix the country, the Bush left. It would be the one good thing he could do after what he has done.

Posted by Mick Dee | Report as abusive

There is one vote McCain will wish he never had.

Posted by Jim | Report as abusive

Considering everything else that President Bush has said for the last 8 years has been a lie, I’m certain he voted for Obama.

Posted by Steve | Report as abusive

I think it would be even more hilarious (although I certainly hope no one would even think of doing such an illegal thing) if somehow Bush did NOT vote for McCain, if he either left it blank or voted for Obama, not by accident, but by choice, and his spokeswoman just made up the response about who Bush voted for.

We also don’t know who Laura voted for, and if you look at the statistics based on her demographics, odds are actually in favor of Ms. Bush voting for Obama.

Posted by Mitch T | Report as abusive

He voted for OBAMA; Bush can not stand John McCain, nor can McCain stand Bush..

Posted by Claudia | Report as abusive

To the Obama supporters, keep drinking the Kool Aid.
Obama will be a disaster to the US.

Posted by Hector | Report as abusive

Making himself invisible during the campaign gives a clear note that he doesnt expect McCain to win.

Whatever his vote, he prooved himself as useless many time before.


Posted by Danut | Report as abusive