Texas Is Still Red, But Democrats See Opportunity In The Coming Midterms

Texas Is Still Red, But Democrats See Opportunity In The Coming Midterms
August 10, 2018 Elijah James Logan

From Texas Standard: Political pundits, pollsters and activists have been saying for a while that the 2018 midterm elections are likely to result in some upheaval in the ranks of incumbent officeholders. Already, in special elections in other states, Democrats have run strong in reliably Republican areas, and here at home, one senator, and several members of Congress face enthusiastic opposition. But statewide officeholders – Republicans Gov. Greg Abbott, Attorney General Ken Paxton and Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller – face somewhat easier paths to reelection. Still, Democrats are campaigning aggressively.

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