It is hard to not over emphasize how important redistricting is to the political fortunes of state and national political parties. Coming into the election cycle, Republicans had complete control to draw 187 district compared to a mere 75 for … Continue reading How Is Redistricting Going So Far???
On Saturday, voters went to the polls in Texas for three mayoral run – off elections in McAllen, Fort Worth and Arlington. In all three, to conservatives pleasant surprise, all three right leaning candidates came out on top. By far, … Continue reading Republicans Overperformance In Local Races Continues In Texas
It’s little secret the Donald Trump era for the GOP was both good and bad electorally. Trump furthered inroads with rural voters for the GOP in 2016 and 2020 but he also cost the party invaluable support in growing metro … Continue reading The TX – 6 Special Election Results Don’t Bode Well for Red District Suburban Democrats
Hot off the heels of a successful 2020 house campaign, House Republicans see an electoral map tilted toward them in 2022 due to a successful 2020, President Trump’s ouster and a number of legislative victories down – ballot leaving them … Continue reading Republicans House Prospects In 2022 Are Looking Pretty Rosy
The ad spoke for itself. On Super Bowl Sunday, the Trump campaign debuted its now infamous Criminal Justice Reform ad. The ad focused on Alice Johnson, who was facing life in prison for a nonviolent drug offense, before President Trump … Continue reading Why Trump Is Spending Big On Unusual And Non-Republican Voters
On Tuesday night, Democrats received a painful reminder of just how difficult it will be to turn Texas blue this year. That night, Republicans utterly demolished Democratic hopes to win the “most important special election since the midterms.” Republicans won … Continue reading Tuesday Night in Texas Showed It Will Be Hard To Flip In 2020
Fresh off two new shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the familiar ideological fault lines around gun control hardened. Democrats called for banning assault weapons and enforcing universal background checks while Republicans settled for an option which does … Continue reading America’s Mass Shooting Epidemic Isn’t Going To Be Solved Soon
Last week, a poll came out of Texas showing President Trump running neck and neck with former Vice President Joe Biden. Trump also narrowly led other Democratic candidates. Combined with a narrow two point win for Senator Ted Cruz last … Continue reading Are Texas and Georgia Really Getting Bluer?
A mere four months ago, Democrats were giddy on their 2020 prospects. The President’s approval was dragged down by the partial government shutdown, Senate Republicans were divided on ending said shutdown and Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats were riding high … Continue reading Democrats Striking Out in Top Senate Races Dims Hope For 2020
Democrats in Texas on Tuesday were supposed to be celebrating. Not fretting. But fretting they are now that a Democratic state senate district which supported Clinton by 12 points and has not had a Republican represent it since Reconstruction flipped … Continue reading Democrats Hope For A Wave Fueled By Hispanic Turnout Died In Texas Tuesday