Thursday, November 15, 2018

It won't be long until Texas turns blue

So sez Colin Woodard.

Just look how similarly the large urban areas of Texas are behaving compared to the rest of the state!  Even Tarrant County is trending blue.  

The 6 counties listed on the bar graph comprise 45% of the 2018 Senate vote.

Related reading:
What really happened in Texas?  (FiveThirtyEight. 11/14/2018)
As Democrats yearn to make Texas a swing state in 2020, they will be helped by major population growth in and around the state’s cities. The rising population of these metro areas combined with record turnout for a midterm, changed the electoral balance of the state in 2018 and may continue to shift it in the next few years. 

Related series of posts:
It's not 2008 anymore in Nashville and Davidson County, Greater Appalachia.  (8/15/2018)

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