(KOVR-TV) A small business owner in Davis asked her employees to vote for Mitt Romney. Not only did he lose, but now she’s dealing with the backlash.

“That’s not good at all, to start trying to coerce people for votes,” said Osagie Edebiri.

Edebiri was so outraged that he returned a key he just bought as a matter of principle.

“I feel like employees might get the wrong idea and feel like, maybe if they don’t vote the right way, their jobs may be in jeopardy,” said Edebiri.

The Davis Ace Hardware owner sent a letter to her employees urging them to vote for Romney.

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