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Report: Loughner Was a Registered Indy, Didn’t Vote in 2010

By on 1.10.11 | 4:38PM

The effort to portray Jared Loughner as a right-wing tea party activist who was influenced by Sarah Palin continues to unravel, as the Washington Post reports:

Suspected Tucson gunman Jared Lee Loughner registered as an independent voter in Arizona in the fall of 2006, according to the Pima County Registrar of Voters.

Loughner registered to vote on Sept. 29, 2006, identifying himself as an independent. Records show he voted in the 2006 and 2008 elections but is current listed as "inactive" on the state's voter roles -- meaning that he did not vote in November.

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