BRIGHTON, Colo. (KDVR) — A long-time Colorado Republican is switching sides after he said his party has changed much in the 30 years since becoming a member.
In a letter explaining to voters why he is switching to the Democratic Party, Colorado Sen. Kevin Priola cited dismay over the lack of Republicans calling out and distancing themselves from former President Donald Trump following the events of Jan. 6.
“I cannot continue to be a part of a political party that is okay with a violent attempt to overturn a free and fair election and continues to peddle claims that the 2020 election was stolen,” he wrote.
Priola said while he was campaigning in 2020, he went door-to-door for nine months in his…
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