Rhetta Bowers in one of Texas’ hottest contests for the November midterms
Dallas is changing, and so is Texas. This year’s midterm elections will show us how much.
While Democrats claim there’s a blue wave coming, Republicans remind them they haven’t won a statewide election in 24 years.
Whether liberals can ride anti-Trump sentiment to steal a few legislative seats, and how staunch conservatives fare in the state’s increasingly diverse suburbs, will sketch the roadmap for Texas politics for decades to come.
With this in mind, The Dallas Morning News has identified 18 key races to watch in 2018, the outcomes of which will show us whether there’s truly a blue wave or just high tide masquerading as a tsunami.