has anyone switched parties ?

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have you switched parties ?

  1. yes

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  2. no

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  1. washamericom
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    has anyone switched paerties ?
     
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    If I was an Obamarrhoidal LIEbturd I sure would switch parties, lickety-split !

    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
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    kwc57 BOHICA Obama

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    Your question should have contained a time frame. Do you mean EVER, since Bush, Since Obama? When? I assume your intent is has anyone switched party since Obama took office, but given the limits of your question, that is a big assumption.
     
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    I went from Republican to Independent after the 2008 Election.
     
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    thank you for your excellent point. the question is open, i am interested in some comments on why or why not.
    i did mean since the last general (since obama), but if anyone has changed ever, please comment on that too. thanks kwc57
    i am alligned most nearly to the libertarians, but then i see how some libertarians act, and that's not me. sometimes i think i am a reagan repulican. i have called myself a new conservative, not to be confused with the neocons. independent ? no... democrat of any kind ? no...
     
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    I registered Republican on my 18th Birthday in May 1979 and due to it's horrendous actions, changed to Libertarian in 07 for a few months and then realized that I could not vote in primaries so I changed back to Republican in 07 and have remained a disgruntled one ever since.
     
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    Yes, several times. My state has closed primaries, so if there's a candidate I want to vote for I have to switch from Independent to partisan and then back after the election. Works for me. :thup:
     
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    I went from independent to republican in 1996
     
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    I switched from Rep to Independent years ago.

    Think I'll just stay an Indi.
     
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    I doubt that they actually switched or left the party but there sure are a lot of right wingers claiming to be independents these days. I noticed the increase of extremely right leaning independents shortly after the Rs lost in 06 and it has steadilly increased since.
     
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