Saturday, October 15, 2016

Pennsylvania Republican Party Registers over 243,000 New Voters, Including Nearly 100,000 Former Democrats

Almost 100,ooo Pennsylvania Democrats switched their party affiliation to Republican in the past ten months.

CBS Pittsburgh reports that 97,607 Pennsylvania voters made the switch from Democrat to Republican since the beginning of 2016, whereas 38,020 Republicans changed their party affiliation to Democrat.

“The surge in Republican registrations is nearly twice the number of newly registered Republicans compared to both the 2008 and 2012 numbers combined,” the Pennsylvania GOP said in a statement, calling their gains “historic.”

Since November 2015, the Pennsylvania GOP registered 243,139 new Republican voters.


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