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Federal Way Dog Registers to Vote

Thomas James Hurst/AP Photo, Seattle Times

Jane Balogh is shown this week in Federal Way, Wash., with her dog Duncan. Balogh signed up the dog to vote in protest of a 2005 state voter-registration law she thinks makes it too easy for noncitizens to vote. She used a paw print to mark ballots on Duncan's behalf.

Editorial by Tom Henderson/Lewiston Tribune here

DFO: In most parts of North Idaho, Republicans could run a dog like Duncan for political office and win. Not all parts. Sharon Culbreth proved that when she tried to unseat Demo incumbent George Sayler in a Coeur d'Alene House race last fall. So, here' my question:

Question: If Duncan ran as a Republican in the Bright Red Post Falls or Hayden areas, what percentage of the vote would he pull down?

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.