Oct 31, 2020


FM co-founder: Op-Ed on Democrats’ once-in-a-generation opportunity in Texas

On the heels of new polls and a $6 million investment in Texas by Biden’s campaign, a seven-figure investment from Michael Bloomberg, and a flurry of closing days trips to Texas by vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris and key Biden campaign surrogates, much attention is being paid to the prospect of Vice President Biden winning this major emerging battleground at the top of the ticket.

Exciting as this may be for Democrats who have long dreamed of turning America’s second largest state purple, far less attention has been paid to the fact that Democrats are also within striking distance of establishing a majority in the Texas state house of representatives this year for the first time since 2002.  Flipping the Texas House would have tremendous implications for the future of the Democratic Party and the future of American politics.

Read the full piece in Fortune.