Wednesday, 08 December 2010 13:36
Alario Switches To Republican, Wants To Be Louisiana Senate President
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A dominant member of the Louisiana Democratic Party, Senator John Alario has decided to switch political parties and is now a Republican.  Alario has been involved in Louisiana politics for over 40 years.

Alario is a two-time House Speaker and the now-republican has indicated that he wants to be Senate President.

The chances of Alario filling that position has increased as the Republicans now have a majority in the Louisiana  

With the party-switching by Alario, the Democrats now hold a slight majority 20-18 with one vacancy.

 

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