(AP) — The demand of dozens of citizens has been denied in the
Ecuadorean city of Guayaquil: There will be no jackass running for the
At least 40 people paraded their
candidate through the city's streets to the electoral council offices.
Mr. Burro even wore a tie. But officials refused to even let them in the
door on Thursday, even though backers had dummied up a mock voter
registration card showing the candidate's photo superimposed on a man
wearing a business suit.
Donkey backer Daniel
Molina told local television stations the goal was to call voters'
attention to the seriousness of the February election, not to insult any
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