100,000 PA Democrats Switch to GOP – 240,000 New Voters Join PA Republican Party
Nearly 100,000 Pennsylvania Democrats have switched to Republican this year. Another 240,000 new voters have joined the GOP in the Keystone State.
CBS Local reported:
Nearly 100,000 Pennsylvania Democrats have switched to Republican since the beginning of the year.
What’s more: The Pennsylvania Republican party says more than 240-thousand new voters have joined the party since last November.
The state Republican party says that the surge in Republican registrations is nearly twice the number of newly registered Republicans compared to both the 2008 and 2012 numbers combined.
The party says the new numbers come from the Pennsylvania Department of State which shows that 97,607 Democrats have actually switched to Republican.
Numbers also show that 38,020 Republicans actually switched to Democrats.