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Disillusioned MI voters consider election day choices

Many Michigan residents who suffered through watching their presidential candidate lose to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton this year are  taking a hard look at their choices on election day. We talk with a former Bernie Sanders supporter and a former John Kasich supporter, along with a local pollster who’s reading the data.

Today, we continue our Election 2016 coverage as we head into the home stretch of this turbulent and historic presidential contest. In just 11 days, either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be elected as our next president.

Before that happens, though we thought we’d mention a couple of other names from what now seems like a distant past. Remember John Kasich and Bernie Sanders? Many Michiganders still do. Last winter, Republican Kasich and Democrat Sanders each made their share of visits to Michigan to court would-be presidential primary voters. Their failure to clinch their party’s nominations left their supporters feeling distraught.

Current State’s Kevin Lavery talks with a couple of voters who say they’re not voting Clinton or Trump. They have some distinct feelings about why they’ve made that choice.

Kevin Lavery served as a general assignment reporter and occasional local host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered before retiring in 2023.
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