Capitol Report: Flyers mascot ‘Gritty’ picks up votes in dozens of states on Election Day

Capitol Report

You’re probably asking yourself why we are doing a story about the Philadelphia Flyers mascot named “Gritty.”

Well, Gritty became a bit of an Election Day phenomenon.

A number of people in Pennsylvania and in New Jersey voted for Gritty as a write-in candidate during the midterms.

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Rumor has it that people cast ballots for Gritty in 46 states.

The Flyers were so proud that they put the news up on the jumbotron during a game.

Watch the video above to hear more.

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