Weiner Gets Most Write-In Votes in Special Election

"Someone Who Will Do Something" and "Mayor Quimby" also get votes.

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    Representative Anthony Weiner announces his resignation from Congress. *Warning: A heckler uses inappropriate language during this press conference. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011)

    Disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner has at least had one political victory since his downward spiral of sexting -- he got more write-in votes in the special election to fill his seat than anyone else.

    Results from the Board of Elections Wednesday show Weiner received 31 write-in votes -- 11 from Brooklynites and 20 from Queens voters -- in the Sept. 13 election where he was not a candidate.

    Weiner resigned his seat in June, 20 days after he misfired a photo of his enlarged groin onto Twitter, setting off a scandal that eventually revealed he had been having a series of sexually charged relationships with strange women.

    Republican Bob Turner won the special election with more than 37,340 votes, beating Democrat David Weprin, who got 33,656.

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    Turner was sworn in that week and serves until the end of 2012.

    Others who got write-in support include Michael Bloomberg, with one vote, Lamb Chop, with one vote, Mayor Quimby, with one vote, and Someone Who Will Do Something, with one vote.

    Check out the full list here.