Dead mayor elected

File this under the “you can’t make this stuff up” column: a man was re-elected as mayor in a Bulgarian village even though he’s dead.

I’ve heard of dead people voting in places like Chicago, but not of being elected to office.

Reuters reports one person explained his reason for voting for the dead man:

“I know he died, but I don’t want change,” a pro-Ivascu villager told Romanian television.

I think this guy’s in for a rude awakening: change comes whether you like it or not!

Read the entire story at: Reuter’s Oddly Enough.

Marc A. Pitman

Marc A. Pitman helps leaders lead their teams with more effectiveness and less stress. The author of "Ask Without Fear!®," he is the founder of The Concord Leadership Group and He's also the executive director of and an Advisory Panel member of Rogare, a prestigious international fundraising think tank. He is the husband to his best friend and the father of three amazing kids. And if you drive by him on the road, he’ll be singing 80’s tunes loud enough to embarrass his family! You can connect with him on Google+, on Twitter @marcapitman, and like "Ask Without Fear!" on Facebook. To get his free ebook on 21 ways to get board members engaged with fundraising, go to

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