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Politics & Elections

Can Democrats Flip the Texas House?

Mark P. Jones

Can Democrats Flip the Texas House?.

Mark P. Jones, fellow in political science at the Baker Institute, discusses the January 28 special election runoff for Texas House District 28 (HD-28), which will provide important clues about whether or not Democrats can flip the Texas House in 2020. The Hill: http://bit.ly/3aOeRHj