Contributing Writer | 10/01/2020

Two weeks ago, Transparency USA reported about Forward Majority, a national political action committee (PAC) targeting the Texas House and several other state legislatures with the intent of flipping control to the Democrats ahead of the 2021 redistricting process. With Democrats only nine seats away from flipping the Texas House, it’s no surprise that Forward …

Contributing Writer | 09/14/2020

One national Democratic super PAC is saying it plans to pump $15 million into what they see as key state-level legislative races around the country—$6.2 million of which is projected to flow into Texas House elections. Forward Majority’s Purpose Forward Majority is an organization self-described as focusing “exclusively on states that have the biggest impact …

Contributing Writer | 09/07/2020

Texas House District 65, which includes portions of Carrollton, Dallas, Highland Village, and Lewisville in Denton County, is one of the key Battleground 2020 races to watch. After a close race in 2018, Democratic challenger Michelle Beckley flipped the District 65 seat blue, ousting then-incumbent Republican Ron Simmons by a mere 2.32 percentage points. This …

Contributing Writer | 09/01/2020

Texas House District 108, which includes a portion of Dallas, Highland Park, and University Park, is one of the most competitive races in Texas this year. Republican State Rep. Morgan Meyer is seeking a fourth term in office and has been challenged to a rematch by his 2018 rival, Democrat Joanna Cattanach. Meyer held onto …

Tracy Marshall | 08/30/2020

Battleground 2020: Texas House of Representatives offers clear, easy-to-understand analysis of the 27 races that were decided by less than 10 percentage points in 2018. What Makes These Races So Important? The outcome of battle to control the Texas House is one of the most-anticipated political stories of 2020. For the first time in nearly …