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Should We Vote for Candidates Who Haven’t Voted?

By , May 26, 2010

Meg Whitman wants California Republicans to vote for her on June 8 to become the next GOP nominee for governor —  even though she admits that she never voted until 2002 (at age 46, a scant 28 years after she reached voting age), and only registered as a Republican in 2007.

Is it fair to judge a candidate for political office based on their voting history? What about past government service, or community service? Should we exempt billionaire CEOs from mundane civic duties?

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