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Tags: 2020 Elections | Donald Trump | Joe Biden | democrats | texas | red state | hispanic voters

Dems' Big Mistake: Texas Is Not Turning Blue

President Donald Trump takes the stage for a rally on October 22, 2018 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Loren Elliott/Getty Images)

By    |   Wednesday, 11 November 2020 10:35 AM

Democrats had high hopes going into the presidential election of making significant gains in Texas on the national and state levels, hoping to flip the state from red to purple if not blue. But those hopes were dashed — and dashed decisively as Texas had one of its biggest voter turnouts and showed it is still very much a red state with Democrats not even picking up a seat in the state legislature while President Donald Trump dominated.

A drill down into the Republican success does not bode well for Democrats in the future, as faulty polling, Hispanic voters supporting Republicans far more than thought, and a huge rural turnout not only helped in this victory but will also be a force for Democrats to reckon with for years.

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Democrats had high hopes going into the presidential election of making significant gains in Texas on the national and state levels, hoping to flip the state from red to purple if not blue. But those hopes were dashed - and dashed decisively as Texas had one of its biggest...
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