CINCINNATI - Halloween is a time for kids to dress up and go door-to-door for candy. But adults like to dress up too. And this year the campaign trail is inspiring some of the Halloween costumes for adults.
Two national costume chains are tracking sales of its masks of President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Both BuyCostumes.com and Spirit Halloween Store claim the number of Mitt Romney or Barack Obama masks sold this year will predict which man wins the election this November.
Obama is beating out Romney this year in sales of presidential-themed Halloween masks. The Obama masks are outselling Romney masks by more than 30 percent, according to sales records at BuyCostumes.com and Spirit Halloween Stores .
BuyCostumes mask sales have correctly predicted the winner in the presidential election in the past three elections, while Spirit's mask sales have been right in the past four. The masks range in costs from $4.99 to $19.99.
To see the presidential mask poll on BuyCostumes.com, go to http://www.buycostumes.com/CategoryPage/presidentialmaskpoll_0.aspx .
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