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October 2, 2020

Part 1: How The GOP Consolidated Political Power In Texas

By: Ashley Lopez

Something big might happen in Texas politics this November. There’s a good chance that Texas Democrats will win control of one lever of power for the first time in almost 20 years. If Democrats win a majority in the Texas House of Representatives, it would mark a huge shift in state politics. In this first episode of The Big Flip, we take a look back at Texas politics, the LBJ days and how we got to where we are–total control by the Republicans. Will the winds of change be strong enough in the November 2020 election to change our red state?


November 9, 2020

BONUS: The Big Flop

So Democrats in Texas didn't get what they were hoping for in the 2020 election. Why not?


October 7, 2020

Part 4: It’s Hard To Predict The Outcome Of This Election. Here’s Why.

A pandemic. Changes to voting locations. Expectations for huge turnout. All of these factors are wildcards for the 2020 election.


October 6, 2020

Part 3: What This Year Could Mean For The Next Decade In Texas Politics

Whoever controls the levers of state government after the 2020 election will have a role in determining who represents you in Congress and the Legislature for the next 10 years. Democrats hope they have a seat at the table.