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LDS politicians to play a role in Hawaii's elections

by | Jun. 14, 2012

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For members of the LDS Church in Hawaii, Mitt Romney won’t be the only politician who shares their faith on the ballot this year. This election year will have nominees from both parties that are active members of the church. Maria Agurto, a senior political science major from California, is the head of the Young Republicans Club here on campus. She noted the benefit of having members of the church run for office.

“I think it brings the church experience. There are different aspects. People can be benefitted by members of the church running for office because they have a different outlook on other people’s lives.” She continued by saying, “They have core beliefs which drive their campaigns.”

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