“After I determined to run for sheriff I converted to Republican as a result of I establish with the conservative voter,” he stated. “And I used to be outraged by issues like bail reform.
“I am not a political individual,” he added. “Registering in both celebration didn’t establish who I used to be.”
However, he stated, his one-time conversion can’t examine to his opponent’s registration historical past.
“It isn’t even apples to apples,” he added. “I converted as soon as. She converted seven instances.”
Certainly, Board of Election data present Healy-Case altering from Democrat to Republican in 2004, Republican to Democrat in 2005, Democrat to Republican in 2006, Republican to Democrat in 2007, Democrat to Republican in 2011, Republican to Conservative in 2013, and Conservative to Republican in 2015.
“I do not know whether it is uncommon or commonplace,” she stated. “I do not assume it has any influence on this race. I have been a robust Republican for over a decade [she rejoined in 2015] and haven’t wavered on precept.”
She ran unsuccessfully for Lancaster City Board in 2009. That yr she was a Democrat.
In 2011, she additionally expressed curiosity within the Democratic nomination for sheriff and was interviewed by celebration officers in a course of that finally settled on Cheektowaga Police Capt. John A. Glascott.