KBTX | Bryan & College Station, TX | Aggieland News

Switching Political Parties

By: Amanda Humes
By: Amanda Humes

A top Walker County official announces he is switching political parties Tuesday.

District Attorney, David P. Weeks, is changing from a Democrat to a Republican. Walker County's Democratic Party says it's disappointed by the move.

Weeks has been the District Attorney for nearly 13 years and says he thought long and hard about his decision.

"I came to the realization that my beliefs, particularly in the field of criminal justice differ from those in the Democratic Party. The Democratic Party has left me," said Weeks.

Weeks' terms ends in 2006, and he says he does plan to run for re-election.


KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 1019341 - kbtx.com/a?a=1019341