Battleground Texas

Texas Elections 2014
1:51 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Battleground Texas Has to Sell Its Pricey Goal to Big Donors Again

Texas Republicans expanded their margin of victory in this week’s elections, despite the money, volunteers and strategizing of Battleground Texas.
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The group Battleground Texas was begun with the idea that Texas is a state that can turn blue, but despite the money, volunteers and strategizing, Republicans expanded their margin of victory in this week’s elections.

Battleground Texas never promised a blue state by 2014, however, so there’s still a chance the group can keep its thousands of volunteers motivated.

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PolitiFact
5:18 am
Wed March 27, 2013

PolitiFact: Low Voter Turnout Among Latinos in '08 Election

A political adviser from Battleground Texas said Latinos in the 2008 elections turned out in fewer number than Latinos who initially registered.
KUT News

On Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report,” a political adviser said improvements in voter registration and turnout could help Democrats win statewide in what has long been Republican-leaning Texas.

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