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Griffith: 'The Far Left Tilt' Of Dems Didn't Want Me

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CQ Politics reports that Griffith commissioned a general election poll in his district, the results of which he saw before making his announcement. His office, however, declined to disclose the numbers.

Griffith announced the switch yesterday, saying he felt the GOP better represents his values.

He will likely face two Republican challengers and at least one Democrat.