Let My Texas People Go

Jim Fonseca
6 min readFeb 29, 2024
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The Impact of Texas Electoral Votes on Presidential Elections Since 1972

Look on the web and you’ll see a lot of stories about the possibility of Texas breaking away from the Union and becoming an independent nation. Such talk fills up space in the web ether but it’s unlikely, not to say, impossible for this to actually happen. Remember the Civil War? Been there done that.

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Jim Fonseca

Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer featuring This Fragile Earth. Top writer in Transportation and, in past months, Travel.