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Jose Garcia

(2,698 posts)
Fri Feb 14, 2020, 10:43 AM Feb 2020

Former county Republican chairwoman registers as Democrat -- to cast primary vote for Pete Buttigieg

Cindy Guerra, a former chairwoman of the Broward Republican Party, changed her party registration this week to become a Democrat.

She said she did it so she could vote for Pete Buttigieg in Florida’s March 17 Democratic presidential primary.

There are two reasons. One, Guerra is impressed with Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., who finished a close second in this week’s New Hampshire primary. “I find him very impressive. I do think he’s qualified.”

The second reason: President Donald Trump.

More: https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/politics/fl-ne-former-republican-chairwoman-democrat-pete-buttigieg-20200214-ypwcvw7khzhojiwfra2vb2gvie-story.html

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
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Former county Republican chairwoman registers as Democrat -- to cast primary vote for Pete Buttigieg (Original Post) Jose Garcia Feb 2020 OP
As Pete has said, he welcomes the support of "future former Republicans" brooklynite Feb 2020 #1
Also an example of why it's hard to know whether open/semi-open primaries are a positive or negative thesquanderer Feb 2020 #2
I hope she's being truthful and not part of republican chaos rudeness jimfields33 Feb 2020 #3
She supported Hillary in the 2016 General Election Jose Garcia Feb 2020 #5
I remember her in the 2016 campaign radical noodle Feb 2020 #4
 

brooklynite

(96,516 posts)
1. As Pete has said, he welcomes the support of "future former Republicans"
Fri Feb 14, 2020, 10:45 AM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

thesquanderer

(12,142 posts)
2. Also an example of why it's hard to know whether open/semi-open primaries are a positive or negative
Fri Feb 14, 2020, 10:58 AM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

jimfields33

(17,005 posts)
3. I hope she's being truthful and not part of republican chaos rudeness
Fri Feb 14, 2020, 11:00 AM
Feb 2020

Not that I don’t think mayor Pete can’t be trump but I think we need to be suspect on all these republicans. Can they be trusted all of a sudden?

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

Jose Garcia

(2,698 posts)
5. She supported Hillary in the 2016 General Election
Fri Feb 14, 2020, 11:42 AM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

radical noodle

(8,051 posts)
4. I remember her in the 2016 campaign
Fri Feb 14, 2020, 11:10 AM
Feb 2020

She's right:

“Here’s the thing: I am not going to vote for Donald Trump — ever. I think Pete Buttigieg is far more qualified than Donald Trump. I think he’s far more intelligent. I think he is far more humane,” Guerra said. “We need a change.”


“I knew this was not going to work out,” she said. “I supported Hillary Clinton because there was no way I was going to support Donald Trump because I knew that everything that is happening was going to happen. I didn’t really imagine it was going to be quite as bad, but here we are.”


The booming stock market isn’t a sufficient reason to support Trump. “It’s bigger than our 401(k)s and it’s bigger than our investments and our stocks. Like everyone else, my stocks are doing better, but sometimes we have to rise up and put our country first.”
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
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