The Trump Factor?
Jeff Kaufmann, Iowa Republican Party Chairman, told FOX News this morning that HUNDREDS of Democrats and Independents in Iowa have changed their party to Republican over the last several weeks to participate in the Iowa GOP caucus.
Jeff Kaufmann: When I talk about intensity, I’m talking about, we’re now getting about 100 phone calls and hour into RPI (Republican Party of Iowa)… To put that into perspective, we get usually 5 or 6 an hour normally. This is beyond the pale… A lot of Democrats and Independents are asking about changing their vote to Republican. The Secretary of State’s report last week indicated over 3,000 people have done that already. I think we’re going to see a little bit of a surge that way.
Kuafmann credited the Trump and Rand Paul campaigns for this surge in new GOP voters.
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