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So Why Can’t Democrats Win in Texas?

FBCStaff-It has been 20 years since Ann Richards got a gift from Clayton Williams. The morning was foggy and as the candidates and the media sat around after having a huge Texas breakfast courtesy of the candidate, Clayton cracked a joke about the morning fog. The media jumped on the story and swept Richards to victory.

Fast forward 20 years and republicans hold 58% to 41% for the 20th straight year:

Texas election results

Granted democrats did not have a strong slate of candidates, but it is more than that. Democrats are simply a political party that has lost touch with the voters.

If republicans want to continue their winning streak, they only have to do two things, stand for lower taxes and smaller government.  It has been a winning formula for over 20 years.

 

 

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