Yes, people actually voted for Roseanne. 48,776 of them, according to reporter Mark Knoller:
Actress/comic Roseanne Barr ran for pres on the Peace & Freedom Party ticket. She got 48,776 votes.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 7, 2012
Some of them even owned up to it. In public.
My uterus and I voted for @therealroseanne
— Danielle Williams (@HoodRad) November 7, 2012
You and your uterus? Does that count as one vote or two?
I voted for @therealroseanne today and nearly pissed myself for an hour afterwards.UNREAL.I HAD THE OPTION TO CHOOSE ROSEANNE!!!
— Adam Chatwin (@ChatwinAdam) November 6, 2012
I voted for @therealroseanne!I love you dear!Don’t give up!
— Ashley Icardi (@muthafuthinASH) November 7, 2012
@therealroseanne I voted for you and hope Obama looks at some of you ideas!
— Jessica Ciraulo (@jessicaroxxx) November 7, 2012
— mike Vee (@MeWithAPEN20) November 7, 2012
@therealroseanne While I voted for you, I’m glad that Obama won, he was my backup…
— Jamie Fredrickson (@Jamers8x2) November 7, 2012
We hope this guy is joking, but we fear he isn’t.
I voted for Roseanne cause #HAARP
— Afro BlueScreen (@_No__) November 7, 2012
The good news as you weep for humanity? Roseanne promises that now she’ll be funny again.
to my fans: yes I will start being funny again now!
— Roseanne Barr (@TheRealRoseanne) November 7, 2012