New Jersey farmer gets political with corn mazeAugust 21, 2013 @ 5:36 pm
CHESTER, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey farmer has cut the faces of Republican Gov. Chris Christie and his Democratic challenger into a corn maze to highlight the state's gubernatorial election.
The corn was planted in June at the Stony Hill Farm in Chester.
Owner Dale Davis tells Newark's The Star-Ledger newspaper ( http://bit.ly/13Fl0kE) he chose the maze to get people interested. He says everybody recognizes Christie but he doesn't know whether a lot of people would recognize gubernatorial rival Sen. Barbara Buono (BWOH'-noh).
Christie is far ahead of Buono in public polls and leads among nearly every demographic group. He's seen as a viable contender for the 2016 Republican nomination for president.
The Morris County maze will open to the paying public Aug. 31. The election is Nov. 5.
Information from: The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger, http://www.nj.com
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