MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) –A Montgomery County bakery is providing a candy spin on the normal presidential ballot. Voting by no means tasted so good.
“We started our election cookie poll,” mentioned Lochel’s Bakery proprietor, Kathleen Lochel.
Lochel’s Bakery in Hatboro is permitting clients to indicate their political choice by shopping for Trump or Biden butter cookies.
“The decorated cookies are always $4.49,” mentioned Lochel. “They’re iced, an edible image with the candidate’s name with 2020 put on the cookie, and it’s put into the red or blue jimmies.”
For every cookie offered, the employees marks it on a board. To this point, Trump is main by about two-to-one.
“I went for the obvious one — Trump 2020,” mentioned Mike Reyes of Hatboro.
“I’ve purchased both kinds of cookies, the red ones and the blue ones. All cookies in there are delicious,” Diane Hegele mentioned.
“I’ve seen less Biden cookies so I thought more people were buying Biden,” one individual mentioned.
That is the third presidential race the bakery has performed its cookie ballot. And the outcomes all the time turned out to be proper on the cash.
Nonetheless, the bakery tries to be honest.
“We only sell both at the same time. We will not sell just one out there. We don’t think it’s fair to either candidate if there’s just one out there. Plus, we don’t want people to think we’re endorsing one candidate,” Lochel mentioned.
Proper now, Trump is main over Biden however the cookie ballot shall be on-going by means of Election Day.