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GOP Governor Picks Democratic Spokesman

January 01, 1986|Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad's new press secretary is a longtime registered Democrat who supported Colorado Sen. Gary Hart for President.

Dick Vohs' political affiliation should not prevent him from serving as spokesman for the first-term governor, Branstad aides said Tuesday. Vohs, 35, said his affiliation "didn't really seem to bother the governor, and it didn't seem to bother me. I've been more of a person person than a party man."

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