Making their voices heard

Making their voices heard

People walk into St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Spring Lake to vote in Tuesday’s general election. Steven Gionet, left, and Josh Spitler, right, both voted for President Donald Trump on Tuesday. Spitler owns a business and said he feels Trump is the best candidate for the economy. Jason Vinkemulder shared an interesting perspective after casting his vote late Tuesday morning. The Spring Lake man said he voted for Donald Trump, even though there are aspects about the president he doesn’t like. “I’m a big believer in the Second Amendment,” Vinkemulder said. “Even though I also fully support women’s rights, it came down to that he’s the lesser of two evils. “A vote’s not like handing out a valentine,” he added. “You don’t need to love everything about a candidate to support him.” Most other voters who spoke to Tribune reporters Tuesday were considerably more gung-ho about their respective candidates. Josh Spitler proudly voted to give President Trump four more years in office. “I’m a business owner, and before the pandemic, I was doing great,” the Spring Lake man said. “In my opinion, he did an excellent job on the economy.” Steven Gionet said he cast his vote for Trump because he fears what would happen to his Second Amendment rights should a Democrat take office. “I’m going for Trump – gotta save that Second Amendment,” he said. “The Democrats don’t like guns. If anything, they’re going to raise the prices on them.” Eighteen-year-old Hunter Robbins voted for the first […]

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