Why do voters switch affiliation?

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Why do voters switch affiliation?

A Herald analysis of voter registration looks at who changed and why
Politics by age

The median age of voters who switched parties from October 2010 to August 2012:
Democrat to Republican: 52
Republican to Democrat: 64
Unaffiliated to Republican: 44
Unaffiliated to Democrat: 41
Democrat to unaffiliated: 44
Republican to unaffiliated: 52
Source: La Plata County Clerk and Recorder

Why do voters switch affiliation?

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