Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Switches From Dem To GOP Because of Dem Positions On Crime

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson has just announced he’s switching parties from Democrat to Republican.

Johnson said he’s flipped because the Democrats’ positions on crime and homelessness have been a disaster.

In a statement announcing the move, the mayor said:

“Today I am changing my party affiliation.

“Next spring, I will be voting in the Republican primary.

“When my career in elected office ends in 2027 on the inauguration of my successor as mayor, I will leave office as a Republican.

“I realize this will come as a surprise to many.

“During the decade I spent serving my hometown in the Texas House of Representatives, I was a Democrat in a Republican-controlled Legislature.

“I prided myself on finding common-sense solutions and worked closely with my conservative colleagues to improve policing, public education, and water infrastructure.

“I was never a favorite of the Democratic caucus, and the feeling was mutual. By the time I was elected mayor—a nonpartisan office—in 2019, I was relieved to be free from hyperpartisanship and ready to focus on solving problems.

“But I don’t believe I can stay on the sidelines any longer,” he revealed.

“I have always tried to be honest and say what I think



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