For the first time in nearly two decades, Democrats believe they have a real chance to take control of the Texas House, and with it, control of the all-important redistricting process. These articles offer clear analysis and up-to-the-minute reports on the race to raise campaign cash in the battle to control the Texas House.
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 …

Contributing Writer | 06/22/2020

Texas House District 138 includes portions of West Houston, Bear Creek, Katy, and Spring Branch. In 2018, Republican Dwayne Bohac won re-election to the seat by a razor thin 0.1 percentage points. Bohac is retiring, with Republican Lacey Hull set to face Democrat Akilah Bacy in November. Akilah Bacy (D) Lacey Hull (R) Totals Total …

Contributing Writer | 06/22/2020

Texas House District 132 encompasses a northwestern portion of the Greater Houston area and Katy. In 2018, Democrat Gina Calanni ousted then-incumbent Republican Mike Schofield by a mere 0.17 percentage points. Schofield is back for a rematch in November. Gina Calanni (D) (I) Mike Schofield (R) Totals Total Money Raised $183,110 $129,594 Total Number of …