For a second time, Gov. Larry Hogan did not vote for President Donald Trump, instead writing in the late President Ronald Reagan, The Washington Post reports.
In 2016, Hogan wrote in his father, Lawrence Hogan Sr. The elder Hogan was a former Prince George's County executive and member of Congress. In the House, he was the sole Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee to support articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon.
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In 2016, Hogan endorsed former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. When Christie dropped out and endorsed Trump, Hogan's endorsement did not follow. Hogan and Trump have clashed on occasion, most recently over the response to the coronavirus. Trump questioned the need for Hogan to obtain 500,000 coronavirus tests from South Korea.
Hogan publicly flirted with a primary election challenge to the president but ultimately decided against it.
Speaking to The Washington Post, Hogan called Reagan "my hero in politics" and felt he could make a statement in a state where the Democratic candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, is expected to win handily. Read more at WBAL