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  • Party-Switcher David Pfeiffer (R-NM) Announces Campaign For U.S. Senate

    09/01/2005 9:54:55 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 8 replies · 1,275+ views
    The Free New Mexican ^ | August 31, 2005
    Pfeiffer, a Republican City Counciler from Santa Fe, said that people across the state have talked to him about border-security issues as he explored his run against U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman D-MM a low-key Silver City native who's held the seat since 1982.
  • Sheriff Burnett Changes Parties (Texas)

    06/22/2005 9:21:50 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 8 replies · 471+ views
    Van Zandt County Sheriff Pat Burnett announced Tuesday that he is switching parties. Burnett, formerly a Democrat, has aligned himself with the Republican Party. He said his decision has nothing to do with the people of the Democratic Party, but hinges entirely on platform issues. "I'm committed to doing the right thing," he said. "I thought it was the appropriate time to do it. It's not right before my election so it becomes an issue, it's the issue now." Burnett also said it's no secret that he ran as a Democrat in 2000 because "my mother asked me to." "I...
  • Recent Party-Switcher May Run For U.S. Senate In New Mexico

    05/26/2005 11:20:41 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 19 replies · 1,704+ views
    The Hill ^ | May 24, 2005
    Santa Fe City Councilman David Pfeffer, a decorated Vietnam veteran who recently switched from the Democratic to the Republican column, says he is “on the cusp” of challenging Sen. Jeff Bingaman.
  • Georgia GOP courts Dems to switch parties

    09/09/2003 8:16:44 AM PDT · by CFW · 16 replies · 202+ views
    SavannahNow ^ | 9/8/03 | Doug Gross
    Georgia GOP courts Dems to switch parties Savannah's Eric Johnson leads effort; Rep. Tom Bordeaux perturbed by letter By Doug Gross Savannah Morning News ATLANTA — Fall hunting season has arrived early for Republican leaders. But instead of hitting a tree stand to scope out deer, top GOP politicians have launched a full-out assault on conservative Georgia Democrats, trying to urge them to switch parties. Last week, a pair of state senators sent a letter to Georgia's sheriffs, hoping to chip away at rural Democratic strongholds by enticing the often-influential lawmen to join the Grand Old Party. At least one...