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Tue Dec 10, 2013, 12:08 AM

Texas Judge Leaves GOP, Will Run For State Supreme Court As A Democrat [View all]

Source: Huffington Post

A Texas judge announced Monday his decision to leave the Republican Party and run for the state Supreme Court as a Democrat.

Larry Meyers, a judge on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, will run for a seat on the Texas Supreme Court against Republican Jeff Brown.

“Judge Meyers decision to leave the Republican Party today is big news," Battleground Texas' executive director Jenn Brown said in a statement. "It shows that the Texas GOP continues to drive Texans away with their divisive rhetoric and extreme policies. And it puts the first of what we think will ultimately be many Democrats in statewide office again."

As the Dallas Morning News notes, the party switch makes Meyers the first Democrat to hold statewide office in Texas since 1998.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/09/texas-judge-leaves-gop_n_4415211.html



more at link. While I am ok with those Republicans of conscience who see the light and switch, I am leery of those who are "carpetbagging" so to speak…Those who switch parties when they stick their wetted finger to the air. I am not sure which camp this one falls into.

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