Richardson Says His Independent Candidacy Has Advantages
Jenkins, Ron, THE JOURNAL RECORD
With $2 million of his own money to get his message out, independent Gary Richardson has attracted a lot of attention in the governor's race by calling for tax cuts, a lottery to raise money for education and elimination of turnpike tolls.
Richardson says he's gaining ground on other candidates because people are fed up with political infighting between Democrats and Republicans.
His proposals are contained in a 33-page booklet called the "Richardson Plan," and he says that his candidacy has some built-in advantages because, as an independent, he could avoid partisan bickering.
He said in an interview with The Associated Press that if he could not get …
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