Derek provided insight into who exactly showed up to vote, how close Texas is to turning blue, the urban vs. rural divide, and the trends in voting by mail compared to previous elections.
“It seems like a cycle is in odd number years, the polls come out and say, ‘Oh, the Democrats have a chance to win Texas,’” said Ryan. “And then we get a little bit closer to the election, and then the polls say, ‘Oh, not so fast — Republicans are up by eight or nine points.’”
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