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Texas Democrats' Uphill Battle, in Numbers

Mark P. Jones

Texas Democrats' Uphill Battle, in Numbers.

As the 2014 election season approaches, voting behavior by race and gender has moved to the forefront in the Texas gubernatorial race. Mark Jones, fellow in political science, analyzes Texans' voting behavior and breaks down the distribution of the vote across ethnic/racial groups and gender, which underscores the uphill battle for Texas Democrats who want to turn the state blue.

Read the full op-ed in the Sept. 29, 2014, edition of TribTalk.