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Maryland governor writes in his vote — for his father
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan in Baltimore on Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

For months, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said he didn’t like Donald Trump. Then, this summer, the governor said he wouldn’t vote for the Republican presidential nominee or Hillary Clinton.

He thought neither deserved to be president.

So, who got the Republican governor’s vote?

His dad.

Doug Mayer, a spokesman for Hogan, said the governor voted early this year like many Maryland residents.

“As he has said for many months, the governor is extremely disappointed in the candidates from both major parties and decided to write in the name of the person who taught him what it meant to hold public office with integrity, his father, Larry Hogan Sr.”

The elder Hogan was the first Republican in Congress to announce his support for the impeachment of President Richard M. Nixon (R), an action his son said, in his inauguration speech in 2015, “taught me more about integrity in one day than most men learn in a lifetime.”

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