Post Date: September 2019
A Texas Congressional Turnover Tracker for the 116th Congress via The Texas Politics Project
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.
An Impeachment, a House Scandal and the 2020 Elections could bedevil Texas GOP
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.
Tracking Congressional Change in Texas as the Republican Retirement Rush Continues
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.