After he decided against voting for President Donald Trump or former Vice President Joe Biden, Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday that he “voted for Ronald Reagan” in the 2020 presidential election.
Hogan’s remarks on his decision came in a discussion with the Washington Post, saying his vote was “simply symbolic.”
“I know it’s simply symbolic. It’s not going to change the outcome in my state,” Hogan said. “But I thought it was important to just cast a vote that showed the kind of person I’d like to see in office.”
According to the Post, Hogan, who has referred to former President Ronald Reagan as his “hero in politics,” looked up to the conservative icon as an inspiration.
“I’m a lifelong conservative Republican,” Hogan told the Post. “Reagan was the guy. I marched around as a college kid on the floor of the convention with a Reagan hat and a