Twenty-five Democratic state legislators have switched parties

GOPAC chairman Frank Donatelli just sent out a press release crowing that 25 Democratic legislators have now switched parties and become Republican.

“We are pleased with the decision of these men and women to leave the Democratic Party and join with us.  They are adding to the ranks of Americans who want to put result-oriented ideas into action to get us moving in the right direction. Each of these legislators’ insight, experience, and commitment to common-sense, conservative policies will make our Party stronger,” Donatelli said.

Here's the list of legislators that have switched:

# Representative Allan Boothe – Alabama House
# Representative Steve Hurst – Alabama House
# Representative Mike Millican –Alabama House
# Representative Lesley Vance – Alabama House
# Senator Tim Golden – Georgia Senate
# Representative Ellis Black – Georgia House
# Representative Amy Carter – Georgia House
# Representative Mike Cheokas – Georgia House
# Representative Bubber Epps – Georgia House
# Representative Gerald Greene – Georgia House
# Representative Bob Hanner – Georgia House
# Representative Doug McKillip – Georgia House
# Representative Alan Powell – Georgia House
# Senator Chris Steineger – Kansas Senate
# Senator John Alario – Louisiana Senate
# Senator John Smith – Louisiana Senate
# Representative Noble Ellington – Louisiana Senate
# Representative Walker Hines – Louisiana House
# Representative Fred Mills – Louisiana House
# Representative Michael Willette – Maine House
# Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith – Mississippi Senate
# Representative Bobby Shows – Mississippi House
# Senator Eldon Nygarrd – South Dakota Senate
# Representative Allan Ritter – Texas House
# Representative Aaron Pena – Texas House

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