That would only be true if PA had an open primary, which it does not. To me, that Specter is defecting is a sign that (a) he is politically craven and self-interested, which we already knew, and (b) the Republican party no longer has room for someone like him. Thirty years ago it would have been unthinkable to consider him a "liberal" or even "moderate" Republican. Only the descent of the party into Concerned-Women-for-America-land has made this possible. That Michael Steele is doing a heck of a job, eh?It's called wimping out on constituents who put him where he is year after year.
None of whom were elected as state senators by a specific party in PA.Other noteworthy Turncoats:
Ulysses S Grant