Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema switches to independent 

By priyanka

December 10,2022

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She also was the first woman elected to the Senate from Arizona. On December 9, 2022, Sinema left the Democratic Party and registered as an independent.

Is kyrsten Sinema an independent? 

2020s. Since the early 2010s, the party has shifted significantly to the left on social, cultural, and religious issues and attracted support from college-educated white Americans. In November 2020, Democrat Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election.

When did the Democratic Party shift left? 

For the makeup of the 117th Congress, the caucus additionally includes three independent senators (Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Angus King of Maine, and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona) who caucus with the Democrats, bringing the current total to 50 members.

Who are the 2 independent senators that caucus with Democrats? 

Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona grew up in the LDS Church, but left after graduating from Brigham Young University.

Is Senator A Sinema LDS? 

This list provides the names, service dates, and political party affiliation of the Senate's many independent members. The names of current senators appear in bold print. Total: 77 individuals (Three senators, John P. Hale, Anthony Kennedy, and Waitman T. Willey, each represented two third parties at different times.)

How many independent senators are there? 

Millard Fillmore, a member of the Whig party, was the 13th President of the United States (1850-1853) and the last President not to be affiliated with either the Democratic or Republican parties.

Which president did not have a party affiliation? 

Good question! While an independent could become prime minister of Australia, to date this has never happened. This is because the prime minister is the leader of the government.

Can an independent be prime minister?