An annual fundraising raffle held by Democrats in South Dakota's Brown County had a surprise winner - the chairman of the county's Republican Party.
Jason Williams bought the winning ticket while visiting friends manning the Democrats' booth at the county fair this month. He says that when Democrats later informed him that he won a shotgun, "I thought they were pulling my leg."
A spokeswoman for the Democrats says Williams won the raffle fair and square. Deb Knecht says the whole thing is "just kind of funny."
Williams jokes that he might use the gun for pheasant hunting, or he might put in on display at the Republican booth at next year's county fair and raffle it off to raise money for his own party.
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