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Vermin Supreme Is Getting More Votes In New Hampshire Than Jim Gilmore

Vermin Supreme, by the way, is the guy who wears a rubber boot on his head.

Posted on February 10, 2016, at 1:14 a.m. ET

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Presidential candidate Vermin Supreme, who is known for wearing a rubber boot on his head, currently has received more write-in votes in the New Hampshire primary than former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore.

Supreme, whose campaign platform includes compulsory tooth-brushing and giving every American a free pony, has received 229 votes for the Democratic nomination with 86% of precincts reporting.

Gilmore, who served as a county prosecutor and state attorney general before becoming governor of Virginia, currently has received 120 votes for the Republican nomination with 85% of precincts reporting.

Here's Vermin Supreme heckling Chris Christie's campaign bus while holding a giant toothbrush.

Gretchen Ertl / Reuters

Supreme has been running for president for the last few cycles. In 2011, he glitter-bombed one of his opponents at a "lesser-known candidates" forum in New Hampshire.

And here's Jim Gilmore at a recent New Hampshire town hall, looking pleased as punch.

Mary Schwalm / Reuters

In politics, sometimes you win, and sometimes you do worse than a guy with a boot on his head.

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