We never know what we might see as we travel the byways of America. On May 10 we passed a few people on a corner in a small West Virginia town, holding signs:
Another block, and more signs:
Clearly, some passionate supporters of local and state candidates were out on primary day:
It was like being in a parade, waving to all the Morgan County citizens lining the highway!
So who would we have voted for? We don’t know. But the candidate with the best name recognition (at least for these Baby Boomers) seemed to be…
Not enough to carry him to victory, it seems. He came in second (with about 38% of the vote) to Ken Reed, who carried 49%. No sending Mr. Smith (aka Jimmy Stewart) to Washington (or Morgan County) any time soon.