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I refuse to vote for Gov. Gary Herbert because Herbert said that his opponent [Salt Lake County Mayor] Peter Corroon’s education plan could eliminate the LDS seminary programs in schools. That statement is not only misleading, but flat-out deceitful.

He was obviously trying to use the religion card, which has backfired on him because members of our faith expect higher standards for us and our leaders.

His policies have made it impossible for future public employees (teachers, police and firefighters) to even have a goal of serving an LDS mission when they retire, because the state leaders have slashed their pensions roughly by 40 percent.

Bill Hansen
North Ogden

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