Anxious voters use Bush and Kerry Stress Dolls to relieve tension on election night and beyond.

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The "Stress" Dolls depicting Senator Kerry and President Bush have become a must have for the nervous voter as well as savvy collectors.

I wish I had a Gore doll in 2000 - that would have saved me a lot of hair that I tore out

With a repeat of the 2000 election debacle looming, many voters are switching from nail-bitting to Doll Squeezing with the Bush and Kerry stress dolls available at

"I wish I had a Gore doll in 2000 - that would have saved me a lot of hair that I tore out" said Connie Bracken of Columbus, Ohio - a diehard Bush supporter, she continued - "I'm keeping my Kerry Doll's right here next to my remote control."

Similar quotes abound from Kerry supporters who are keeping their Bush Dolls in their pockets and purses or near by - ready to whip out on a moments notice. created and sells the two fun and innovative foam dolls on their web site and through select retailers nationwide. They have become a huge hit. You can visit the site at

The Kerry Doll depicts him in “Flip-Flops, holding a stack of Waffles and with a bottle of ketchup in his back pocket. You can view the Kerry doll at

The Bush Doll depicts the President in the flight suit he wore during a photo-stunt in May, 2003 - complete with a unusually prominent bulge. You can view the Bush doll at

Ron Howell of said today "We wanted to come up with something that had never been done before - Presidential candidates caricatured in Stress Foam so people could squeeze them to take out their frustrations during this polarizing election" - "We never expected the response that we got - especially from political collectors who foresee the value of the dolls increasing over time."

The web site hosts the "Battle of the Squeeze Dolls" where consumers can purchase the dolls. A weekly Electoral College prediction is made by the web site based on sales which are tracked at the time of purchase by candidate support. Then final prediction which was released Monday, November 1st had Senator Kerry winning the election with 311 Electoral votes to President Bush's 227. Senator Kerry took the battleground states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

The dolls have also recently been gobbled up by local Republican and Democratic committees in Florida, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania to use in fund raising and motivation for their ground troops who are prepared for a ruthless battle.

Allen White of points out "The dolls are a fun way to tone down the negativity surrounding the election and take out your frustrations on the opposition. It's also a useful tool in encouraging voter participation and stimulating debate".

Beginning November 1st, FREE Shipping and handling will apply to all orders and a collectors special has been added which provides a discount to customers who purchase both dolls. Priority mail shipping is available at actual cost.

Political parties or retailers wishing to purchase large quantities of the dolls may qualify for a wholesale rate - Please contact Ron Howell at (818) 731-4567 for further details.

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