The Texas Popular Vote: A Flip from Blue to Red

Jim Fonseca
6 min readDec 30, 2022
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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 vote first.

I read somewhere that “if the Democrats can turn Texas blue they will have a lock on future presidential elections.” NO, and we’ll see why, but YES, a switch of the Texas vote from its current status as a red state to a blue state would have flipped…

Jim Fonseca

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