Video: Louisiana Senator Elbert Guillory Explains Why He Switched Parties

Louisiana Senator Elbert Guillory (R-Opelousas) recently switched from the Democrat Party to the Republican Party. He made the announcement two and a half weeks ago during the @Large conference in Baton Rouge that was aimed at attracting black conservatives.

Via The Hayride, here’s Guillory explaining why he made the switch back to the party that was founded as an Abolitionist Movement in 1854.

Ralph Washington, A black city councilman from Central City, LA, who also attended @Large, also announced that he is switching parties.