Selleck For Congress: Poll
US News readers want Selleck to run
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 3, 2009 5:05 PM CDT
Tom Selleck accepts the award for Hero: Magnum PI at the TV Land Awards on Sunday April 19, 2009 in Universal City, Calif.   (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
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(Newser) – Al Franken's a senator and Arnold Schwarzenegger's a governor—so US News and World Report asked readers which other celebs they'd like to see in Congress. The winner? Magnum, PI, himself, Tom Selleck, with 41% of the vote. Respondents seem be from all over the political spectrum: Selleck is a pro-gun libertarian who backed John McCain in 2008, but the runner-up was Ben Affleck, a Barack Obama supporter, with 18%.

The full results:

  1. Tom Selleck, 41%
  2. Ben Affleck, 18%
  3. Ted Nugent, 16%
  4. Angelina Jolie, 16%
  5. Anne Hathaway, 9%