With Super Tuesday behind us, the campaign is officially in full swing. But, that also means photographers have been following and documenting the various candidates for months now. That might explains why we’re seeing an increasing number of original and surprising takes on the presidential race – from Associated Press’ Andrew Harnik take on Donald Trump’s campaign event with Chris Christie to a Hillary Clinton fan sporting a bear costume.

—TIME’s selection of the Surprising Political Photographs of the Week is published every Thursday.

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