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Meg Whitman Registered To Vote At 46, Became A Republican 2 Years Ago

First Posted: 11/29/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:10 PM ET

Meg Whitman

LA Times:

The former EBay CEO and current gubernatorial candidate didn't cast a ballot in an election until she was 46.

Former EBay CEO Meg Whitman isn't the first Californian who, after striking it rich in business, decided to try his or her hand at politics -- the likes of Michael Huffington, Al Checchi and even our current governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, had little or no political experience when they spent part of their fortunes on the quest for high office.

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