Understandably so, one of the Democratic Party’s main goals is to turn Texas into a blue state. If the Democrats ever accomplish this feat it is hard to envision another Republican President and so the mainstream media was abuzz over the last week about the record Democratic early voter turnout in the Texas primary yesterday.
I can understand their enthusiasm at the turnout and the prospects of Texas turning blue but this might be more of a media creation than it seems at first glance. It turns out that even with this record turnout the Republicans still had roughly 500,000 more voters than the Democrats and Ted Cruz alone had more votes than all the Democratic candidates combined.
I cannot post the charts directly but you can check them out here. For all of the hoopla surrounding the Texas primary it looks like this might be…
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