Maryland's GOP Governor Isn't Voting for Trump

Larry Hogan says he might write another name on ballot
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 16, 2016 12:09 AM CDT
Maryland Rep. John Delaney sent a truck earlier this year with a sign asking Hogan if he will support Donald Trump.   (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
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(Newser) – Maryland's Larry Hogan has become the latest governor to decide that being a Republican doesn't mean you have to vote for Donald Trump. After months of skirting the question, Hogan told reporters Wednesday that he doesn't plan to vote for Trump in November, reports the Baltimore Sun. "I guess when I get behind the curtain I'll have to figure it out," he said. "Maybe write someone in. I'm not sure." Hogan—a popular governor in a Democratic-leaning state—has already said that he won't endorse Trump and he will skip the Republican National Convention, the Washington Post reports. In Massachusetts, GOP Gov. Charlie Baker has also said he won't vote for Trump. Several other Republican governors, including Susana Martinez in New Mexico and Brian Sandoval in Nevada, are also believed to be unlikely to vote for Trump, the Guardian reports (Read more Donald Trump stories.)

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