"It's weird being targeted, and I didn't figure it out at first," she said. "I figured I was just missing the calls that Jamie was getting. But he's a man and a registered Republican. So he hasn't gotten any."
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"I'll pick up the phone, and they have no questions about me whatsoever, don't want to know," Mr. Cartwright said with a laugh. "I vote. But I might as well be some random guy in the house."