"Most of them tend to favor the Republicans".
"Since the 2016 Presidential Election, we have been working around the clock to engage the voters of Dallas".
On Tuesday, Raju tweeted that Cruz said he was "absolutely" rattled about Democratic turnout in Tuesday's primaries.
Republicans say they are simply trying to ensure Democrats follow the letter of the law.
In the 15 most populous counties, turnout for Democrats was up almost 80 percent compared to four years ago.
"The people who turn out the most tend to be older people, tend to be whiter people, tend to be people who are married, and tend to be people who are well educated", said demographer William Frey of the Brookings Institution.
Matt Angle, a longtime Texas Democratic strategist and director of the Lone Star Project, said the sheer number of candidates was still a positive thing for Democrats in a state where they've had trouble recruiting in the past, and noted that other primaries have been more civil. "And this is only the beginning!"
And while Patrick's non-stop barrage of TV ads include him proudly declaring he presided over the most productive session of the Texas Legislature, much of the session and virtually all of the special session were devoted to marginalizing transgender Texans. If O'Rourke does indeed win, it will be a milestone for the blue party as the last time Texas had a Democratic senator, in the form of Lloyd Bentsen, was three decades ago.
Fast forward to 2018 the turnout is lopsided. "We had always hoped the liberal wave would never hit Texas, but these early voting returns aren't encouraging so far". These being young people, the poor, etc.
Texas allows voting using machines that do not provide a paper record and fails to mandate statewide post-election audits to test the accuracy of election outcomes. The Koch Brothers alone have pledged to spend a whopping $400 million electing Republicans this year, 60 percent more than they spent in the 2016 presidential election. Both candidates are Republicans, so District 9 voters will know who they're sending to Austin soon after the polls close Tuesday evening.
Right now, the prediction is that Schumer's support paired with Javed's money will make it hard for Garcia to win outright, likely sending the race into a runoff, but we won't know until we know. She adds that she's open to new restrictions on people seeking to purchase firearms.
Without making a prediction, Wilson did however point out a major the new representative will have to face early on.
One of the biggest races to watch will be that of the 27th district congressional seat. "Whether or not we want to raise property taxes". Republican U.S. Reps. John Culberson of Houston, Pete Sessions of Dallas and Will Hurd of Helotes have emerged as top targets for Democrats in November.
The first-in-the-nation Texas primary election is Tuesday, and several Grayson County races are on the ballot. She says she wants to see change both in the US and in Texas, too. "I think we are going to see more votes cast in-person early, and by mail absentee than we will on election day", Stein said. "My answer for why there's a higher turnout is really straightforward, there are more candidates", Stein said. "Democrats are turning out to vote early".