The state of Pennsylvania hasn’t voted Republican in a presidential election in years and there’s no guarantee it will this year but no Republican candidate has excited voters in the Keystone State more than Donald Trump.
CBS News in Pittsburgh reports:
Nearly 100,000 Pennsylvania Voters Switch From Democrat To Republican
Nearly 100,000 Pennsylvania Democrats have switched to Republican since the beginning of the year.
What’s more: The Pennsylvania Republican party says more than 240-thousand new voters have joined the party since last November.
The state Republican party says that the surge in Republican registrations is nearly twice the number of newly registered Republicans compared to both the 2008 and 2012 numbers combined.
The party says the new numbers come from the Pennsylvania Department of State which shows that 97,607 Democrats have actually switched to Republican.
Numbers also show that 38,020 Republicans actually switched to Democrats.
“Enthusiasm is clearly on the side of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania this year,” Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason said. “Republicans are making historic gains in voter registration in the Keystone State. As the last-minute registrations are processed, we’re confident we will see our Party grow even larger.
All eyes will be on Pennsylvania on election day.
If Trump can’t flip the state to red, no one can.