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Response to onager (Reply #7)

Fri Nov 21, 2014, 01:47 PM

8. "I wouldn't vote for my own mother if she ran as a Republican."

My spouse has run for local offices a few times and is currently an elected official. We live in a very red precinct and she enjoys a fair amount of bi-partisan support. A few years ago she was approached by a group of local republicans and asked to consider running on their ticket. She politely declined the offer.

When she told me about this I suggested that she couldn't run as republican because of a residency issue. She wasn't sure what I meant so I clarified, "You run as a republican and you won't be living in this house anymore."

She knew I wasn't completely serious but it certainly would have caused strain in our relationship.

Thanks for the links.

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