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2019 Texas Statewide Ballot Guide

October 4, 2019
We’ve got you covered with our simple and informative statewide voter guide.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Senior Republicans are retiring ahead of 2020

October 1, 2019
Annie's List Executive Director Royce Brooks joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss how Republicans see the writing on the wall and are retiring ahead of the 2020 election. Progressives are ready to flip seats and elect more women to office.
Royce Brooks on FOX 7 Austin

Climate change exists and Texas must lead the fight against it

October 1, 2019
Texas Republicans are content with letting our planet die, as evidenced by conservative Rep. Briscoe Cain’s remarks at #TribFest19.
Climate

Austin City Council members are first responders to the climate crisis

September 30, 2019
The climate crisis is not a secret to the scientists and engineers of the energy industry. That they and the politicians who serve them have done nothing to avert the calamity is, simply, a disgrace.
Climate

Flipping Texas and beyond at #TribFest19

September 27, 2019
Progress Texas staff are taking on #TribFest19 and making sure folks know about flipping Texas in 2020.

LIVE: Flipping Texas at #TribFest19

September 27, 2019
Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza and Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chat about flipping Texas in 2020 at #TribFest19.
Flipping Texas at #TribFest19

Texas progressives can break the statewide lock of redistricting in 2020

September 26, 2019
We can avoid another 10 years of racial gerrymandering lawsuits and skewed political representation by electing progressives to the Texas House.
redistricting

There’s no excuse for Texas to be the most uninsured state in the nation

September 18, 2019
Republican leadership has compounded our state’s health care crisis.
HealthCareBlog_UninsuredRates

There are answers on gun violence

September 16, 2019
The recent carnage in El Paso and Midland-Odessa has many Texans searching for solutions.
GlennGuns

10 #DemDebateTX takeaways from Houston

September 13, 2019
Hosting the third debate reinforces how big of a role Texas will play in 2020.
HoustonDebate

Texas: 2016 first-time votes favored Democrats by margin of 5-to-1

September 11, 2019
Much of the state's voter growth has come from 2012 to 2016 - and continues to heavily favors Democrats
FlipTexas

Progressive issues are mainstream issues - even in Texas!

September 11, 2019
Democrats have the opportunity to lead with values and conviction in 2020, and in doing that, they’ll be expressing the values of many Texas voters, too.
Flipping Texas 2020

Special Report: Flipping Texas in 2020

September 11, 2019
Our case for progressive victory in Texas.
FlippingTexas

There are two sleeping giants in Texas

September 11, 2019
More than 1.8 million people who cast ballots were new voters in 2016

Houston breaks down barriers to voting with countywide voting centers

September 10, 2019
Voters in the largest county in Texas will soon be able to cast their ballots at any polling location. The new program is expected to increase voter turnout in Harris County.
Texas countywide polling places

Gun violence should be sole focus of Texas Emergency Legislative Session

September 6, 2019
When Republican lawmakers are faced with serious calls for solutions, they ignore the needs of Texans and strike for politicizing abortion care.
GunPresser

5 things to know about Texas’ new secretary of state

September 5, 2019
We should be wary of any secretary of state appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott.
Ruth_Hughs

Texas Democrats offer 5 common-sense gun reform proposals

September 4, 2019
Texas House Democrats across the state are calling for an emergency session and pressuring Republicans to take action on gun reform.
Guns_Presser

FOX 7 Discussion: Texans need an emergency session on gun reform

September 4, 2019
Ed Scruggs with Texas Gun Sense joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss why Texas lawmakers need an emergency session to address gun violence in the state.
Ed Scruggs on FOX 7 Austin

Texas matters because the 2020 election will have the narrowest electoral map in decades

September 4, 2019
The most important reason why Democrats need to invest in Texas might be because they don’t have that many other places to go.
Flipping Texas 2020 - Part 3