Post Date: September 2019
Bookmark this page to track turnover in the Texas delegation to the U.S. Congress during the 2020 election cycle. Downloadable graphics for turnover overall, by party, and by cause of turnover can be used for webpages, teaching, presentations, and more.
Amidst the historic national implications of the now all-but-certain impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, a renewed focus on questions of corruption and abuse of power in the White House threatens Republican Texas incumbents’ near-monoply of the state’s political system.
Republican Congressman Bill Flores' (CD-17) announcement that he won't seek re-election brings the number of GOP retirements to five, further fueling speculation about the extent and implications of increasing partisan competition in Texas. These graphics look at congressional turnover in the last several sessions overall, by cause of exit, and by party. The Texas Politics Project will keep these current, so bookmark the page.