Texas Standard Primary Election Night Special For March 6, 2018

The polls just closed in El Paso in the unofficial kickoff to the midterm elections: it’s primary night in the state of Texas and we’re doing the numbers. And: In what might be the most closely watched statewide race, incumbent George P. Bush, the scion of a political dynasty, faces three GOP challengers including his own predecessor. Also: High turnout among Democrats. What are we to make of that, and does it signal a so-called blue wave in Texas politics? Plus: An unusually high number of open races. You think they’re not following this at the White House tonight? How will the outcomes translate to the national stage? Commentator Matthew Dowd joins us. Texas voters, we’ve got you covered on a special Primary Night edition of the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardMarch 6, 2018 9:15 pm|