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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-09-10 10:45 AM
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Snyder voting record spotty: In 5 years, he skipped 5 of 13 elections; Bernero missed none
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from the Detroit News:

Rick Snyder is a political newcomer who wants Michigan voters to make him the states next governor on Nov. 2.

But in the past five years, Snyder himself hasnt always made it to the polls on Election Day, records show. Since 2005, hes missed five of the last 13 elections. He did not vote in three Ann Arbor schools elections and he didnt vote in 2006 when his township had a ballot question about its growth management plan.

More recently, the Republican nominee failed to cast a ballot in the August 2008 state primary. Although there were no contested races in that election, his township, Superior, had two millage renewals on the ballot, records show. Both passed.

Over the same period, his opponent, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, voted in every election.

Snyder spokesman Bill Nowling said its not unusual for people like Snyder, who travels often for business, to miss an election or two. The issue is not Ricks voting record. The issue is Ricks vision for Michigans future, Nowling said. ........(more)

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