Reaction to Fletcher's Departure from GOP

Social media response to mayoral candidate's decision to run as independent

By Lauren Steussy
|  Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012  |  Updated 2:08 PM PDT
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Assemblyman and Mayoral Candidate Nathan Fletcher threw a wrench in the San Diego mayoral race Wednesday morning by announcing that he was leaving the GOP and running as an independent.

The news came as a surprise to most voters following the mayoral race, and caused a stir among both Republicans and Democrats.

Here's a collection of those responses, taken from social media sites.

 

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