74
      Tuesday
      91 / 70
      Wednesday
      91 / 69
      Thursday
      92 / 70

      Controversial clown wins Person of the Year

      Gessling was the rodeo clown in the middle of the Obama mask incident at the Missouri State Fair in August.

      After 10 days of voting, a Sedalia radio station has the final results.

      Rodeo clown Tuffy Gessling is the KXKX 2013 Sedalia Person of the Year.

      Radio personalities asked their listeners to vote for the person or group who had the biggest impact for better or for worse on the town of Sedalia in 2013.

      After a few days, it was obvious that Tuffy was running away with the vote.

      Tuffy won with 70% of the votes followed by the Sedalia Sting Unit with 16% percent.

      Gessling was the rodeo clown in the middle of the Obama mask incident at the Missouri State Fair in August.

      Contest organizers said their poll wasn??t about whether or not what Tuffy did was good or bad, it was about whether he grabbed your attention.