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FakeNoose

(33,002 posts)
36. I did the same in 2008
Mon Jul 23, 2018, 09:19 PM
Jul 2018

After 36 years as a registered "independent" I joined the Democratic Party in 2008 because I wanted to voted for Hillary in the PA Democratic Primary. It looked like she wouldn't make it to the general election, but I wanted to give her my vote when it mattered. I have no regrets joining the Democrats because like you, I had been voting blue in every election anyway. But I was tired of being left out of the primary voting and it seemed like a good thing to do to help Hillary.

Now I know I'll never, ever vote for a Republican candidate - ever. I hope the GOP goes down the tubes for good.

Thanks for sharing your story teach1st!

I became a Democrat today [View all] teach1st Jul 2018 OP
Glad you finally joined.. Kahuna7 Jul 2018 #1
me too Larrybanal Jul 2018 #22
Welcome to the party! Aristus Jul 2018 #2
Thank you! And welcome MaryMagdaline Jul 2018 #3
Thanks for always voting for Democrats and I understand about the Sheriff. TexasProgresive Jul 2018 #4
In my case teach1st Jul 2018 #9
Disgusting pig, imo. NCTraveler Jul 2018 #16
Our sheriff is a good man and the only way he could get elected is to be R TexasProgresive Jul 2018 #27
now for the work --we MUST #GOTV--and welcome riversedge Jul 2018 #5
Welcome aboard! InAbLuEsTaTe Jul 2018 #6
Welcome home! 3catwoman3 Jul 2018 #7
I have many former students teach1st Jul 2018 #10
Thanks for jumping in the pool JHB Jul 2018 #8
We are awesome! Cary Jul 2018 #11
Welcome aboard! Downtown Hound Jul 2018 #12
At the time teach1st Jul 2018 #14
Welcome to the cool kids table!!! Maraya1969 Jul 2018 #13
A little while back I went from NPA to Democratic Party. NCTraveler Jul 2018 #15
Do you live in a red/purple area? lpbk2713 Jul 2018 #17
Florida teach1st Jul 2018 #19
Excellent. lpbk2713 Jul 2018 #20
Tampa Bay area teach1st Jul 2018 #21
Me too Clearwater Oppaloopa Jul 2018 #43
thank you AlexSFCA Jul 2018 #18
May I say... GetRidOfThem Jul 2018 #23
Welcome to the party!! blue-wave Jul 2018 #24
Welcome! gulliver Jul 2018 #25
Welcome Funtatlaguy Jul 2018 #26
Glad to have you msdogi Jul 2018 #28
Welcome! We're glad you're here. yardwork Jul 2018 #29
Welcome to the Party, teach! Cha Jul 2018 #30
Welcome, teach! NastyRiffraff Jul 2018 #31
Welcome, I"m sure many are glad to have you as Democrat, the more the merrier! George II Jul 2018 #32
Welcome! bitterross Jul 2018 #33
Welcome to Blueland! n/t Different Drummer Jul 2018 #34
Recommended. H2O Man Jul 2018 #35
I did the same in 2008 FakeNoose Jul 2018 #36
WELCOME! Silver Gaia Jul 2018 #37
Welcome! Puzzler Jul 2018 #38
Good for you ... and us. We aren't perfect, like anybody or any thing, KPN Jul 2018 #39
If we had 10 of these a day... yuiyoshida Jul 2018 #40
All I have to say is... Trumpocalypse Jul 2018 #41
I've long claimed "independence" out of some vague contrarianism, I guess... Orsino Jul 2018 #42
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