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Dallas Mayor Switches Political Parties: 'America's Cities Need Republicans, and I'm Becoming One'

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2023
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Eric Johnson, the Democratic mayor of Dallas, Texas, is switching political parties from to become a Republican, pledging that his party switch won't change his approach to running Texas' third largest city. "I have no intention of changing my approach to my job. But today I am changing my party affiliation," Johnson wrote in an op-ed op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. "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...

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