If Wyoming’s a bellwether, Dems could be in for world of hurt: Thousands switch Party affiliation to GOP

If Wyoming’s a bellwether, Dems could be in for world of hurt: Thousands switch Party affiliation to GOP
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[Ed. – Ray of hope?]

It’s getting harder to see the blue wave Democrats have been predicting would be coming for the November midterm elections.

And in Wyoming, it seems the only wave they have witnessed is a red one.

In the weeks leading up to the state’s primary election on August 21, over 12,000 voters changed their party affiliation. A staggering number of those changes were to the Republican Party, County 10 reported.

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According to data released by the Wyoming Secretary of State’s Office on Thursday:

  • 12,509 persons in total changed their party affiliation between July 6th and September 20th:
  • 6,057 Democrats changed and registered as Republicans;
  • 4,355 Unaffiliated persons changed and registered as Republicans;
  • 744 Unaffiliated persons changed and registered as Democrats;
  • 477 members of the Constitution and Libertarian parties changed and registered as Republicans. …

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