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Election 2012: California's mormons not united on Romney

by Stephanie Martin, The California Report | Take Two

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US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney leaves the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints in Boca Raton, Florida, October 21, 2012. EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images

Mormon settlers first showed up in California in the mid 1800s. They've built businesses and served in the state legislature 

Four years ago, Mormon congregations helped get out the vote for Proposition 8, the statewide ban on same sex marriage. This year, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is officially neutral on the presidential election, even though Republican candidate Mitt Romney is an active member of the faith.

Stephanie Martin from the CA Report spoke with Mormons across the state to see which way they're leaning

 

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