Wed, 12/14/2016 - 4:13pm
Joe Jett, of Success, a state representative for District 56 that includes the eastern part of Randolph County is the third Democrat to switch to the Republican party after the election. Jett was unopposed in the Nov. 8 General Election.
According to a press release from Jett’s office:
“This is not a decision I made lightly. I have given this a considerable amount of time, thought and prayer. I was encouraged to move forward after meeting with constituents throughout District 56.
“I believe this will allow me to continue to be the most effective legislator I can be for the residents of my district.
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