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New Yorkers Voted For A Bunch Of Celebrities Instead Of Actual Candidates

Taylor Swift, Derek Jeter, and Frank Underwood all got votes.

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Andrew Cuomo may have won his second term as governor in November, but many New Yorkers opted to vote for celebrities and fictional characters instead.

The New York City Board of Elections has released its voting data, which includes everyone who received a write-in vote. Here are some of the more outlandish options:

Jacob Fischler is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C.

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