Joe Gottemoller’s last name is so long that his sign emphasizes his first name.
Nick Provenano’s last name is pretty long, too.
Generally, short-named people have an advantage, if only because their name is easier to fit on a sign.
But, as you can see below, with 17% of the vote counted in District 3, the candidates with the longest names are in the lead.
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The 17% figures are holding up through 59% of the votes being counted.
The two top Mary’s are battling it out for the fourth spot on the fall GOP ballot.