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Plymouth Voters Split On Changing Leadership Versus Staying The Course01:26
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Maureen Idehen owns a boutique in downtown Plymouth. As the number of tourists visiting Plymouth dwindled, Idehen admits this past year has been tough — her sales have fallen by one-third. (Kirk Carapezza for WBUR)
Maureen Idehen owns a boutique in downtown Plymouth. As the number of tourists visiting Plymouth dwindled, Idehen admits this past year has been tough — her sales have fallen by one-third. (Kirk Carapezza for WBUR)

Debra and Steve Betz are a a self-described "average" Plymouth family. When they spoke with WBUR's Bob Oakes, they told him they're voting Republican in this year's elections for Jeff Perry in the 10th Congressional District race, and for Charlie Baker in the governor's race because they want a change.

But other voters here say, stay the course.

Maureen Idehen is one of them. She's a small business owner in Plymouth who runs an African spa and boutique. A registered pharmacist, Idehen used to work at CVS, but she decided in the middle of the recession to launch her own business and is voting for Gov. Patrick.

When Oakes spoke at her spa, she said she's feeling the pinch of the recession. Her sales are off by one-third.

This program aired on November 1, 2010.

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