Tag: 2018 Texas Primary

Harris County CD7 Protest at Town Hall

Largest Texas County Continues Trend from Purple to Blue

Democrats marched to the polls in record numbers in Harris County and the effort to shift the state’s largest voting jurisdiction from purple to blue continues. Democrats in Harris County turned out 167,396 voters in the 2018 primary. This compares to 53,788 in 2014–an increase of 211 percent.

Austin Texas voters for primary - AP Photo

Texas Democrats Double Previous Voter Turnout in 2018 Primary

Democrats flocked to the polls in droves during early voting for the 2018 Texas Primary Election. One estimate places Democrat voting numbers up about 100 percent compared to the last gubernatorial primary season in 2014.