June 2022: A Big Month in Texas Political History

June of 2022 was a big month in political history for the state of Texas as a special election in South Texas brought a Republican Hispanic into the U.S. Congress. It was a special election that will have to be replayed in November.

The key item from this victory was that almost half of the early turnout were from voters who ordinarily would vote in the Democratic Primary.  Secondarily, the Democrats in Washington D.C. were blamed for this unexpected loss.

Read the two following articles which will give you the big picture of how important this special election was in Texas history.

https://www.krgv.com/news/how-mayra-flores-flipped-a-rio-grande-valley-congressional-seat-and-gave-republicans-hope-for-a-new-era-in-south-texas/

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2022/jun/19/how-to-interpret-mayra-flores-victory-in-texas/