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Philly’s Obama Supporters Vote Against Him

VOTE Obama. You support him. But you won’t vote for him:

How tough is it for Democrats to sell Barack Obama in Northeast Philadelphia? Here’s one measure: One of their own ward leaders isn’t convinced yet.

Lorraine Bednarek, Democratic leader of the 64th Ward, in Northeast Philadelphia, may not vote for her party’s candidate.

“To be honest, I’m not sure,” Bednarek said in a phone interview when asked if she would vote for Obama. “I’ve always voted Democrat. That’s why this election is very difficult for me.”

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Posted: 23rd, September 2008 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)