Thompson's Switch to Republican


March 22, 2023

Louisiana State Senator Francis Thompson is now a Republican. At least officially. Thompson, a lifelong Democrat from Delhi, LA, made the switch to the Republican Party in Louisiana recently, saying that was something he “prayed about” with his family. Thompson is the state’s longest-serving legislator with 50 years of service as a Democrat, but in a statement, Thompson said that he had been “contemplating” switching parties for years. While no one is against Thompson for having switched parties, as former Democrat Rodney Alexander did years ago on the eve of a congressional elect...

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