Texas is playing Election Day for the first time in decades.
The long red country dominated by Republicans, including two presidents of the United States, will end on November 3, According to recent polls. It’s a surprising development, given that Texas has not voted a Democrat for president since 1976 and a Democratic governor since 1990. But Increase in early voting And evidence that young voters are turning to record levels suggests the state may at least turn purple
The trend probably started in 2018 when Beto O’Rourke presented a powerful challenge For Ted Cruz’s Senate seat, some old Republican House districts have turned to Democrats. Will the trend continue in 2020? How does this shift affect races at the local level?
Join KPRC 2 political reporters in Houston to find out what to see in Texas as results come out on November 3. What are the major races to watch? What really is the “role of the state”? Veteran journalists Khambrel Marshall, Robert Arnold and Mario Diaz will deconstruct the view from Houston and answer your questions about Texas politics.
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