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Man Who Avoided the Election Results Finally Finds Out the Winner


Two weeks after Election Day, an American citizen has just found out who won the presidency.

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Georgia resident Joe Chandler says he couldn't wait for the election to come to an end. He went to extremes and on election night he decided he didn't want to know. Two weeks later, he was still in the dark.

The artist said he has been wearing headphones to block any sound when he goes out, as well as a sign that reads: "I don't know who won and don't want to. Please don't tell me."

"I liked the not knowing," he told Inside Edition. "I liked the solace, I liked the fact that all that noise and all that bickering just stopped for me."

He did text his daughter Emily to ask if the race was close and she replied: “Almost a tie, so exactly 50% of the people are really unhappy. But I’m not telling which 50%!!"

Chandler and his daughter went to Atlanta radio station Q-100 and finally found out who Barack Obama’s successor is going to be.

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“I'm not doing this because I want to know. I'm doing it because I want to be able to go out and get a burger,” he admitted.

The radio station sealed a box filled with balloons in the studio. They would be red in the event of a Trump victory, and blue if Hillary had won. 

As the box was opened and the red balloons popped out, Chandler stayed surprisingly cool. "Oh look at all of those red balloons," he said.

"I am hoping we look back and say this was the beginning of a better America," he added.

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