Hey Emmett Hanger - If we wanted a Democrat, we'd vote for a Democrat.
Sayre, 48, is counting on the party's conservative base to rally to his cause. Seven county and city GOP committee chairmen in the district are supporting Sayre, including the chairman in Hanger's home county.
Hanger, 58, said he is reaching out to independents and Democrats who have supported him in general elections. A small turnout in the open primary could hurt his re-election chances, Hanger acknowledged.
Jerry From on High sums it up best about Hanger:
And good riddance. If we wanted a Democrat, we'd vote for a Democrat.
Read Jerry's take here.