Kasich votes for McCain instead of Trump
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John Kasich has made good on his vow not to vote for Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE.

The Ohio governor voted today by absentee ballot, writing in the name of Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainLawmakers worry about rise of fake video technology Democrats put Dreamers and their party in danger by playing hardball Trump set a good defense budget, but here is how to make it better MORE (R-Ariz.) instead of the Republican presidential nominee.

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Kasich voted for the GOP candidates in other contests, according to his spokesman Chris Schrimpf.

The former Republican presidential candidate made his intentions known earlier this month, following the release of a 2005 tape containing audio of Trump making obscene comments about women.

"Donald Trump is a man I cannot and should not support,” Kasich said in a statement, noting that the tape was the last straw in a long list of “words and actions” he did not support.

"I will not vote for a nominee who has behaved in a manner that reflects so poorly on our country,” the governor pledged. "Our country deserves better.”

McCain is not among the write-in candidates certified in the Buckeye State, making Kasich’s vote entirely symbolic.