Tag Archives: Democrats vs Republicans. Texas Politics. Paving the Road to Blue Texas: HCDPs Lane Lewis. We discussed some of the activities of the county party, his thoughts about the renewed interest in Texas Democrats, and the possibilities of Texas Turning Blue.
And as he said, talking about turning Texas blue is great, but it won What is the difference between Democrats and Republicans? This nonpartisan comparison examines the differences between the policies and political positions of the Democratic and Republican parties on major issues such as taxes, the role of government, entitlements (Social Security, Medicare), gun control, immigration, healthcare and civil rights. Texas Democrats believe health care is a right oppose Republican attempts to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare); support the right of a woman to acquire contraception or other reproductive through her health care provider At a recent forum in Austin, there was a moment of unity between Matt McCall and Mary Wilson candidates in the Republican and Democratic runoffs, respectively, for the 21st Congressional District.
Despite increasing Republican strength in national elections, after the 1990 census, Texas Democrats still controlled both houses of the State Legislature and most statewide offices. As a result, they directed the redistricting process after the decennial census.
By Saturday, the Texas Secretary of States office noted 465, 000 people voted in the Democratic Primary in the states 15 largest counties, compared to just about 420, 000 Republicans. Republicans ran a fake obituary in the Fort Worth StarTelegram Saturday as at least 7, 000 people spent time in Cow Town for the final day of Texas Democratic Party Convention.
Republicans ran a fake obituary in the Fort Worth StarTelegram Saturday as at least 7, 000 people spent time in Cow Town for the final day of Texas Democratic Party Convention.