So Democrats in Texas didn’t get what they were hoping for in the 2020 election. Why not?
A pandemic. Changes to voting locations. Expectations for huge turnout. All of these factors are wildcards for the 2020 election.
Whoever controls the levers of state government after the 2020 election will have a role in determining who represents you in Congress and the Legislature for the next 10 years. Democrats hope they have a seat at the table.
For years, Texas Republicans have run for office on the state’s business-friendly reputation. But that reputation may also be leading to the GOP’s weakening political power in the state.
Something big might happen in Texas politics this November. There’s a good chance that Texas Democrats will win control of one lever of power for the first time in almost 20 years. If Democrats win a majority in the Texas House of Representatives, it would mark a huge shift in state politics. In this first…