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North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee was elected as a Democrat and is now switching his allegiance to the GOP.
“When you’re a pro-life Democrat, a pro-gun Democrat, and you’re a very conservative person, that’s not really well known in the Democratic Party anymore. And so for me to hang on as long as I did, hoping the party would change, it didn’t, it got worse,” Lee said.
Party Changes Becoming Common
In an era where the Democrat Party is increasingly progressive, divisive, and polarizing, party changes are becoming more common.
The state of Nevada has seen a percentage of voters switching from Democrat to Republican and leaders believe it may be a sign of things to come.
Rebecca Horvath is an editor and writer for NRN. For nearly a decade, Horvath wrote a regular Community Voices column for the Johnson City Press, where she was known to ruffle a few feathers. In 2018, she began writing for the National Federation of Republican Women, interviewing and profiling candidates such as Sen. Martha McSally and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith. Horvath also contributes to Net3d.home.blog.