What Should Texans Be Watching For on Election Day?

Texas has not supported the Democratic nominee for president since 1976. Barring a seismic political shift, Texas’ 38 electoral votes will end up in Republican Mitt Romney’s column Tuesday.

Despite the lack of drama at the top, plenty of interest remains in how things shake out farther down the ballot. As the returns come in Tuesday night, here are four questions Texas political observers are eager to see answered:

How many seats will Republicans hold in the state House?

A party switch by state Rep. J.M. Lozano of Kingsville gave Republicans 102 seats in the 150-seat House. Republicans ...

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