Would-Be Florida Mayor Endorsed by ... Jesus

Christ sent Anna Pierre signs, but she won't say what they were
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 14, 2013 12:40 PM CDT
Would-Be Florida Mayor Endorsed by ... Jesus
"I'm Jesus, and I endorse Anna Pierre for mayor of North Miami."   (Shutterstock)

A North Miami mayoral candidate has pretty much the endorsement to end all endorsements: Jesus Christ himself. Anna Pierre touts what she calls the "spiritual endorsement" on her campaign posters, and says she knows she's the one because the son of God sent her three signs that he endorsed her candidacy. Unfortunately, the former '90s Creole-language pop star wouldn't tell Local 10 what those signs were; she wants to keep them "private."

That's just one of several quirky elements to the Florida race. Of the seven candidates, one got punched in the face at his campaign headquarters last week and another filed five police reports for stolen signs. Pierre, for her part, last month claimed she was being targeted by voodoo spells; NBC Miami reported that dolls stuck with pins were left outside her HQ on Easter Sunday. (More mayoral race stories.)

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