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Entrepreneurs Turned Politicians

While some people prefer to make monetary political contributions and leave their influence at that, there are others that are looking to have more say in the political process. For entrepreneurs, many of whom enjoy affecting change, the lure of political office is hard to resist. After all, it’s the ultimate challenge for someone who wants to create change on a big scale. And, in many instances, it’s the entrepreneur with a successful business that has the means to enter the political arena.

So, what are some entrepreneurs that chose to run for public office? Click ahead to find out.

By Jessica Naziri
Posted 11 November 2011

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