NORTH VERSAILLES, PA - A lot of tough decisions are made on Election Day, but they typically happen inside the polling booth. For a western Pennsylvania judge of elections, though, the tough decision was: do his job or drive a jitney. We obviously wouldn't be introducing you to Darrin Farmer if he'd made the correct choice.
Deputies in Allegheny County say he and his wife started the day at Walmart, getting refreshments for volunteers, but when his wife got out of the car, Farmer left.
Three hours later, there was still no sign of Farmer at the polling place. Deputies ended up finding him behind the wheel of the jitney. Farmer got booked on charges of tampering with public records and obstructing a government function. We're going to be no one votes for this Dumbass of the Day to keep his job either.