Mississippi: Scott Bounds Switches to Republican Party

Gov. Haley R. Barbour called state Rep. Scott Bounds a “reliable conservative who votes very much in line with the views of people that he represents” as he welcomed the Democrat from Philadelphia to the Republican Party on Monday at a press conference in Jackson.

As the switch was formally announced at Republican Party headquarters downtown, Bounds was flanked by his family – including his father Buck, a former Democrat state representative – and a throng of elected Republican officials such as the lieutenant governor and U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper

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