Reuters) - For lifelong Republican Joe Errigo, deciding to cross party lines and support a liberal Democrat for New York governor wasn't nearly as difficult as one might expect.
Republican candidate Carl Paladino -- backed by the conservative Tea Party movement -- raised such political hackles he spawned a "Republicans for Cuomo" movement supporting Democrat Andrew Cuomo.
Similar groups can be found in heated races elsewhere nationwide, often those featuring Tea Party-endorsed candidates, attacked by Democrats and some moderate Republicans as extreme.
"When I saw his website, I said nobody could be that dumb," said Errigo, an upstate New York Assemblyman, of Paladino, a Buffalo developer and political newcomer.
"He has alienated every group that I could think of," said Errigo. "He should write a book on how to lose an election."
In Delaware, where Christine O'Donnell has Tea Party support, Republicans backing De
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. I'm sure there are plenty of democrats who are voting republican too though...
Yeah, I am thinking they probably cancel each other out. They have been saying that its the independents that will decide this, And the youth vote.
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