Election 2016

January 9, 2012

S.C. voters wonder: Will Rick Perry play the spoiler?

Heath Stephens, a 48-year-old auto repair shop owner, has decided he is not voting for Mitt Romney. After that, it gets kind of tricky. At the Beacon Drive-In Sunday afternoon, Stephens listened to Rick Perry talk about his faith in Jesus Christ and how Texas, where Perry is governor, is the “most competitive state in the nation” — two things Stephens liked to hear. But with Perry at 5 percent in the polls, Stephens is troubled.

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