This series of posts looks at Texas presidential voting and its impact on presidential elections. Texas is considered a reliably red (Republican) state. But what if Texas left the Union? How would that have affected the outcome of recent Presidential elections?
Let My Texas People Go
The Impact of Texas Electoral Votes on Presidential Elections Since 1972
2) Now we think of Texas as a reliably red state — but it used to be blue.
The Texas Popular Vote: A Flip from Blue to Red
We’re leading up to a look at the importance of Texas’ electoral votes in the next post but we’ll look at the popular…
3) What would have happened in recent presidential elections if Texas had voted for the Democratic candidate instead of the Republican candidate?
Flipping the Texas Electoral Vote
In the upcoming 2024 presidential election Texas will have a huge impact on the outcome. Texas will have 38 electoral…
4) Several counties in the Texas Panhandle gave Trump his highest percentage of support in the nation.
Deep in the Heart of Trumpland
Welcome to the Heart of Trumpland! The map shows seven of the ten counties in the US that gave Donald Trump the highest…
5) Not just the Texas Panhandle, but much of the Great Plains gave strong support to Trump as I showed in my Magical Meridian series (about the 100 degree longitude line that runs through the Great Plains)
The One Minute Geographer: The Magical Meridian — Trump Country
It’s time to look at the people of the 100-degree meridian and the Great Plains. We’ll be looking at demography in more…
6) Counties with a high percentage of older Americans gave Trump a lot of support, not only in Texas, but all along the Great Plains