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How Texas progressives stopped the Republican tax swap

May 10, 2019
The proposed 16% increase was the opposite of tax relief.

Stop the Texas 'Slow Down the Vote' bill

April 26, 2019
Anti-voter bill SB 9 would make voting more difficult in our great state.
Texas Voting Lines

After 100 days of the Texas Legislature… Here’s what to watch in the remaining days

April 24, 2019
By law, the regular session of the Texas Legislature meets for 140 days. They are only required to pass a budget, but they will consider so much more.
Fight For Your Rights

The 2019 pro-abortion rights agenda in Texas

March 8, 2019
Texans are standing up for abortion rights access.
Trust Respect Access Press Conference

The border wall is really a smoke screen

February 7, 2019
What's Donald Trump trying to distract us from this time?
No_Border_Wall_Distraction

Texas must end the threat to unregister thousands of citizen voters

January 30, 2019
This whole thing is a knee-jerk reaction by the new Secretary of State using bad data.
Texas Online Registration

Our endorsements on local Austin propositions

October 20, 2018
Early voting begins Monday, October 22nd!
Austin, Texas

No one knows what a 'likely voter' looks like in 2018

September 19, 2018
"The poll is dead; Long live the poll!"
Voter at the polls

Texas Blue County Voters Need to Run Up the Score in 2018

August 8, 2018
We know by now that Texas is a low turnout state - but you might not realize where that low turnout most often takes place: blue counties.
Run Up The Score

Not Surprised - Ted Cruz's first TV spot is a Lie

August 3, 2018
Pushed on his heels, Ted Cruz has launched his first ad of the general election campaign...and it's a lie. Because of course.
Ted Cruz's first TV spot is a Lie

Why the Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census Is Dumb

March 27, 2018
It's a blatant move by conservatives to scare immigrant communities and could undercount populations for congressional reapportionment.
2020 census citizenship

Democratic midterm turnout high, Republicans not so much

February 26, 2018
The Democratic growth is fueled by a new base of voters and an enthusiastic base of existing ones.

Statewide Endorsements

February 16, 2018
The Progress Texas board of directors has opted to endorse a slate of candidates in the Democratic primary.

Beto O'Rourke on the Rise, Ted Cruz Approval Rating Lower Than Alabama's Roy Moore

January 24, 2018
Ted Cruz's approval ratings are in the cellar, and the more people get to know Beto O'Rourke, the more they like him.
Beto O'Rourke

Special Report: Flipping Texas in 2018

October 27, 2017
Our case for Democratic victory in Texas

Digital Killed the Video Star

October 27, 2017
The benefits of online media are such that everyone campaign should be taking it seriously

The path forward is to turn LEFT

October 27, 2017
Simply being against the other guys isn't enough, we need candidates that truly connect with our progressive values
Left Turn Only

The Texas Republican vote has been virtually stagnant for 12 years

October 25, 2017
Republicans are stuck in the mud and voter trends indicate that Democrats are about to pass them by