Politician The Most Popular Democrats That Were Once Republicans

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List Rules U.S. Democrats who were once affiliated with the Republican party

There's no shortage of flip-flopping in politics. These popular current Democrats were at one time proud and active members of the Republican Party. Democratic politicians from all across the US, have changed their mind and flipped sides of the isle for one reason or another. This is a list of the most popular names in Democratic Party, members who were former members of the other major party in the US, the GOP.

The list includes former ultra-Liberal House of Representative Michael Forbes. Also, in this list is former & f*ture Alabama candidate for Governor and NBA Hall of Famer, Charles Barkley, who was a registered Democrat who converted over to the Republican Party in 1995 and again in 2008. We can’t forget Mr. Flip-Flop, former long-time Republican Senator Arlen Specter and who was ousted as a Democrat in 2009 and then voted out office in 2011.

This list of famous Democrats who were once Republicans might be shorter than the list of Republicans who were once Democrats but it still includes some popular names. Switching political affiliation dates back a few centuries as judges and governors looked to win influence over their representatives and senators to gain political power across the isles of Congress and in their districts. Vote for who you think is the most influential Democrat that used to be a Rep. And if you find a popular democrat who isn't featured, add him to the bottom of our list and rank ‘em up!
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Barbara Hafer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Democrats That Were Once Republicans
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Age: 72

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Joan Finney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Democrats That Were Once Republicans
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Age: Died at 76 (1925-2001)

Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Titles: Governor

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Judi Dutcher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Democrats That Were Once Republicans
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Age: 53

Birthplace: Michigan, United States of America

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Henry A. Wallace is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Democrats That Were Once Republicans
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Age: Died at 77 (1888-1965)

Birthplace: Orient, Orient Township, Iowa, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Titles: Vice President

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Arlen Specter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Democrats That Were Once Republicans
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Age: Died at 82 (1930-2012)

Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Titles: Senator

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#42 on 2012 in Memoriam: Who We’ll Miss the Most from 2012

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Teresa Heinz Kerry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Democrats That Were Once Republicans
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John Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Democrats That Were Once Republicans
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Age: Died at 79 (1921-2000)

Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States New York, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Titles: Mayor

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James E. Webb is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Democrats That Were Once Republicans
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Age: Died at 86 (1906-1992)

Birthplace: North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

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